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I am taking Letroz 2.5 mg twice a day from 3rd day of cycle for 5 days. How it will work to conceive ?

Hi, I am taking Letroz 2.5 mg twice a day from 3rd day of cycle for 5 days. How it will work to conceive ? When will be the ovulation ? This time I got period in 31 days.
Asked On : Tue, 6 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello riya.Letroz is normally given 5mg daily from 2nd to 7th day of cycle.ova start maturing from 11th day and ruptures around 14th day when it should be of 18 to 20mm in size.This drug has nothing to with your periods for which different medicines are given after proper hormonal studies.good luck
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General & Family Physician Dr. Raj's  Response
If you are advised 2 tabs of letroz a day, then both need to be taken at once, not twice a day.
The tablet increases the no. of follicles in ovary and grows them. With serial monitoring by ultrasound starting from 11 th day of your periods, the size of the dominant follicle is monitored and one inj. of hCG is given to trigger ovulation, the evidence of which is again noted on ultrasound. Once confirmed that ovulation has occurred, you will be advised intercourse on alternate days. The time of ovulation cannot be predicted. It has to be monitored on scan.
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letrozole will cause more number of eggs to get ready at time of ovulation. the increase in number of eggs may increase the chances of would be suggested to get a alternate day or daily ultrasound to identify the date of ovulation and then intercourse should be timed accordingly .
letrozole will not change the date of ovulation. so unless you have regular cycles, it is better to do ultrasound and find date of ovulation.
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