Taken in piull form, letrozole is very similar to clomiphene (clomid) in the way it works. However, letrozole is quickly cleared from the body. It only works for the cycle in which it is taken and is less likely to adversely affect the uterine lining and cervical mucous.
After 3 unsuccessful cycles of ovulation indication and timed intercourse using clomid (the last of which led to a 3cm ovarian cyst) my RE changed me to Femara. I have to say I have tolerated it so much better than the clomid. On clomid, I was felt irritable, had mood swings and was easily tearful. Femara causes a fit of fatigue for me and the occasional hot flash but certainly easier to deal with than the clomid.
So far so good.
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Been on clomid for 2 months now...hasn't worked yet but still trying!
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Made me ovulate three eggs instead of the normal one to up my chances at conception.
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Worked when we got pregnant with our daughter after taking it for only 2 cycles, but for baby #2 I have taken 4 rounds and still haven't gotten pregnant. Moving on to Femara
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I gave this a three stars since I just received the shot two days ago but I will say I haven't had any of the side effects. I'm going to wait and do a pregnancy test in two weeks, that's when the HCG is out of my system and right before my period.