How should I take letrozole (Femara)?

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JKJones (Pharmacist (Verified) ) - 07 / 18 / 2011

Letrozole is a 2.5mg tablet to be taken once daily. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time every day. It may be taken without regard to meals. Calcium and vitamin D supplementation are recommended.
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member5598 (Survivor (2 - 5 years)) - 07 / 21 / 2011

I am on Femara. I unfortunately have other pills as well. I have them all set up in a pill container for 2 weeks at a time, I take mine at night faithfully with my other meds. I sometimes still get nauseous from Femara so this way I sleep right through it. I would suggest taking it at a time of day that you WILL remember. I find having cancer you just do NOT forget to take it for the fear of cancer returning. Oh and definitely as JK Jones stated above, take calcium and Vitamins D as well.
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