Letrozole (Femara)

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Letrozole (Femara) is the most potent aromatase inhibitor on the market. It has a very quick effect and works great when used in an emergency to combat estrogen related side effects when they start to get out of hand.

Dosage: 1 mg / day


Letrozole is used to treat early breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause (change in life, end of periods) and who have had other treatments, such as radiation therapy or cancer removal. It is also used to treat early breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause and who have been treated with a medicine called tamoxifen (Nolvadex) for 5 years. Letrozole is also used in women who have gone through menopause as the first treatment for breast cancer that has spread to the breast or other parts of the body, or in women whose breast cancer has worsened. while taking tamoxifen. Letrozole belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitors. It works by reducing the amount of estrogen produced by the body. This can slow down or stop the growth of certain types of breast cancer cells that need estrogen to develop.

How should this medicine be used?

Letrozole is supplied as a tablet to be taken orally once a day with or without food. Take letrozole at about the same time each day. Follow the directions on the prescription label and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain the parts that you do not understand. Take letrozole exactly as directed. Do not take more or less, or take it more often than your doctor tells you.

You may need to take letrozole for several years or more. Continue to take letrozole even if you feel well. Do not stop taking Letrozole without talking to your doctor.


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