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Treatment for endometriosis and pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   are you there
User :   I am 30 years oldtrying to get preg. I have endometriosis problem and treated for that. Now, doc has suggested me to take Letroz, i am bit concerned
Doctor :   ok
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User :   'cos in the internet i am finding letroz is harmful
User :   Occupation : House wife
User :   Marital status : married
User :   Dependent : None
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you taking letroz?
Doctor :   is it letrozole?
User :   i wanted to know - is letroz having twice a day for 5 days - is safe?
User :   yes, from today morning
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what dosage are you taking?
User :   2.5 mg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   2.5 mg tablet
Doctor :   twicw daily?
User :   s
Doctor :   twice daily?
User :   for 5 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problem?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how are your menses now?
User :   normal cycle
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   every 29 to 30 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the dosage is high
Doctor :   the usual dosage is 2.5 mg once a day
User :   ok
User :   and is it safe for women trying to get preg?
Doctor :   did you get a scan done?
User :   s
Doctor :   you should attempt pregnancy after finishing the dose
User :   my eggs cycle are normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but you have endometriosis rt?
User :   my concern is - the websites say that this drug is foetotoxic
User :   s
Doctor :   for the problem to resolve you may need higher dose
Doctor :   so in view of this your gynaec may have
Doctor :   prescribed the higher dose
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you have any untoward side effects
Doctor :   after taking the tab
Doctor :   i suggest you ask your gyaneac
User :   ok
Doctor :   for any reduction of dose
User :   but inthe internet i read - Letrozole is embryotoxic and fetotoxic
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   thats why i told you that
Doctor :   you should attempt pregnancy after finishing the course
User :   ok
Doctor :   but to cure endometriosis you have to use it
User :   so u mean to say - no side effects on the baby
User :   if i get preg this month
Doctor :   once its stopped you can try for pregnancy again
Doctor :   take precautions for these 5 days
User :   like?
Doctor :   like using a barrier
Doctor :   a condom
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
User :   s
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u r welcome
User :   btw, r u a gynae
Doctor :   i am a general practitioner
User :   ok
User :   thanks
User :   bye
Doctor :   ok
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