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I am taking Femara and am starting to have problems with it. Is anyone else on Femara and are you having problems with it. I need some help. thanks Judy

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I'm not on it judy, but I've heard a lot of people complain about it. What problems are you having? You can go to medline and look up femara, it will give you lots of info on the drug. I'd talk to my MD if I were you, there are alternatives like arimidex and aromasin. I take aromasin and have no complaints, but I think I may change to arimidex. Hope the web site helps. God bless. hummb

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Hi Judy!

I recently received a prescription for Femara but have not filled it yet. I'm hesitant because I was unable to tolerate the side effects of Tamoxifen and have a hard time with meds in general. I took Tamoxifen for 9 months. I haven't taken any anti-estrogen meds for the last year. I know I should, but I have so many other health problems that I just dread possible side effects. Tamoxifen made my hot flashes unbearable and caused nausea and a really bad taste in my mouth to name a few side effects.

What side effects are you having with Femara?

I hope you receive more responses to this post. I'd like to hear others' experiences with Femara.

Take care,

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do you have a hard time sleeping. i have been on it for 2 weeks. when do the side effects start??

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