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Were you looking for information on Femara? Femora is a common misspelling of Femara.
Femara® (letrozole) is approved to treat specific types of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Metastatic breast cancer and early breast cancer that is hormone receptor-positive are some of the conditions that can be treated with the medication. Femara is typically taken once a day as a tablet, and your dosage should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level of the drug in your blood.
Some common side effects of Femara include hot flashes, night sweats, and joint pain. A few of the medical conditions that you should tell your healthcare provider about before you take this medication include liver disease (including liver failure or cirrhosis), osteoporosis, and any allergies you may have (including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives).
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