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  1. Don't know what to do
    ... a lumpectomy and 5 years of Tamoxifen. I'm now on Femara . Had a lumpectomy on opposite breast a couple of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tamoxifen

  2. 6 months wait
    ... radiation or chemo, just Tamoxifen for 5 yr and now on Femara . If the calcifications were only detected through...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tamoxifen

  3. Can anyone relate?
    ... been on estrogen inhibitors for almost three years ( femara then aromasin). I developed terrible joint pain along...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aromasin

  4. Her 2 Positive Breast Cancer ... Help !!
    ... luck. I have only 3 more yrs of my anti-hormone med, Femara , thank God.:) Leea -...
    ... that is ? Also - I noticed that you said you take Femara - can I ask how old you are ? Because I was told because...
    ... many, many discussion boards. As far as tamox vs Femara , it is true if you are premenopausal, they only offer ... supposed to take any of the arromatase inhibitors like femara , if you are premenopausal. - Anyway, I was premenopausal...
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  5. End of side joint pain from aromasin
    ... I had been on Femara for almost two years with horrible joint pain until...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aromasin

  6. 5 year pill therapy
    ... Laura- I am hormone receptor positive and am taking Femara (similar to Armidex). From what I know the docs gear ... thereapy, as either tamox (premenopausal) or armidex, femara or aromasin ( aromatase inhibitors for post menopausal ... cannot take tamox). I have 3 more yrs to go on Femara and then am finished. Leea...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aromasin

  7. Tacycardia
    ... have surgery. I am a br. ca survivor also. I take Femara , which is similar to Armidex and have tolerated it...

  8. what can make sciatia pain go away without meds
    ... mets to my lungs and bones. I am doing really well on Femara and Zometa, but I have this sciatic like pain in my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: zometa

  9. periods while on arimidex
    ... starting an AI. I am a 1.5yr survivor and just started Femara about 2 mths ago. Leea...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Estradiol

  10. Lumpectomy/sentinel node yesterday
    ... was nothing. The killer is the side effects of the femara which has to be taken for five years after. Good...

  11. IBS Like Effects from Arimidex??
    ... arimidex(aromatose inhibitors) they are aromasin and femara ..I have already taken the aromasin, and chose to try...
    ... Arimidex I had chills and leg pains. I switched to Femara the chills are gone and the leg pains are less. Still ... medecines could help her, but Nexium, Elavil, Remeron and Femara are prescription drugs so she has to see her doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: arimidex aromasin Elavil Nexium Remeron Tylenol

  12. Ductile Carcinoma
    ... will get tired.I did teach during that time. I am on Femara and it does make me tired and achy, but I feel blessed...
    ... tamoxifen or one of the ai's, aromasin, arimidex or femara , all depending on whether you are pre or post menopausal ... doesnt seem as bad. My sister in law, who takes femara has been on it for 7yrs and is still continuing.....
    ... people at age 16 faced and fought the beast. As for Femara , I don't know the time limit. I have only been on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tamoxifen arimidex aromasin

  13. Mammogram/ultrasound/ What Next ?
    ... sentinel nodes tested and they were clean. I take Femara since my was hormonal. I am 61 and have no children...

  14. Femara and dizziness
    ... Good morning! I take Femara ...no dizziness...thank heavens. It makes me so sleepy...
    ... About your sleepeness Jiezz did you try taking Femara at night. For me it's the opposite it has given me ... have them anymore. But at the same time I started Femara my neck pains started along with dizziness. Just a...
    ... They woke me up and I couldn't go back to sleep. Femara seems to do the same thing but not as strongly, very...
    ... Can I ask you why you stopped Aromasin? With Femara , now on my 7th week, leg pains are tolerable, just ... hope that does not change. Maybe you could switch to Femara and see if like me they go away. Have a nice day,...
    ... Can I ask you, what time of the day you take your femara ? I was taking the aromasin in the evening but then...
    ... hoping maybe if I cannot deal with the dizzyness from Femara (yes it's still there) I would try Aromasin, now I...
    ... realized you where asking at what time I was taking the Femara , I was taking it in the morning but since a few days...
    ... with these side effects. My sister in law has taken femara now for 7yrs and no problems at all!! I cant understand ... couldnt tolerate it. I wont even bother to try the femara ..I think I would probably have the same results..I...
    ... tolerate meds very well, so I'll stick it out with Femara . My experience was worst with Arimidex, the sore legs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: arimidex Tamoxifen Tylenol aromasin

  15. Roll Call
    ... want to change my birthday to April 6. I am taking Femara ...sort makes my bones ache a little and sleepy, but...

  16. femara
    ... Hi, Im on arimidex..but I know of others on femara , the side effects seem to be just about the same with ... If she experiences too many side effects from the femara , she can ask her onc. to try one of the others. I ... for me it doesnt seem as bad..My sister in law takes femara , with very few side effects..Your mom will have to...
    ... I have been taking Femara since Sept. I started on Arimidex and had to stop ... nervous. I thought I was going to jump out of my skin. Femara is tolerated much better. I get tired and when I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: arimidex aromasin

  17. Arimidex
    ... have some success on one of the others..aromasin or femara ....
    ... have some success on one of the others..aromasin or femara ....
    ... Hi, I am taking Arimidex, for two months. I took Femara for two months, and had so much leg pain, I was taken ... off Femara and put on Arimidex. Now, I am having worse pain than ... while on Femara . I can hardly get up and down and my legs get stiff...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil arimidex aromasin cytoxan

  18. Does anyone know about Femara?
    ... Jenny, I have been on Femara for over a month and have no side effects so far. ... there were other medicines if I could not take the Femara . Different medicines have different effects on people...
    ... Her doctor though told her if she didn't take the Femara or couldn't that he would want her to go through chemothera...

  19. Metastatic Breast Cancer -- anyone on Abraxane?
    ... cycolphosphamide (A/C), Navelbine, taxol, taxotere, femara , Aredia, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Prednisone taxotere aredia

  20. DCIS questions
    ... you feel tired all the time. Has anyone heard about Femara ? I am told it has little side effects, but it is...
    ... from the breast cell receptors. Unlike tamoxifen, Femara ( the new drug recommended for the next 5 yrs) does...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tamoxifen

  21. TAMOXIFEN - FASLODEX
    ... from others with similar reactions! We changed her to Femara two weeks ago because her markers were going up again ... the body with nowhere to go. Aromasin, Arimidex and Femara stop the body from making any estrogen at all. Please...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tamoxifen arimidex aromasin faslodex

  22. Just introducing myself..
    ... an AI (aromatose inhibator), as are arimidex and femara . I am considering stopping this medication due to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: arimidex aromasin