November 27, 2008
I have several questions...I am starting Femara this month.
1.I am confused because my doctor said on the prescription for me to take it on CD 3-7 but I lost the prescription and they called it in for me and it said CD 5-9 on the bottle. I called and the nurse said you can start taking it anytime between CD 3-5. I usually ovulate really late normally (I do ovulate on my own about half of the time) on days CD 23-27. When I was on clomid I the earliest I would get to was CD 18. When I took clomid starting day three it would just stop my period which I did not think was healthy. It seems it may be better to wait until day 5 so you can get all the "period" out of there. When should I start taking femara then?
2. What time of day is best to take it to minimize the side effects? Clomid made me VERY tired and bad headaches on the days I took it.