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Why is Letrozole with Astaxanthin prescribed during pregnancy?

Hi, I am 26yrs old. I have consulted doctor for my pregnancy. she advised me to have Letrozole tablets with Astaxanthin capsules, folic acid and Progestron tablets. Wat is the use of Letrozole tablets with Astaxanthin capsules??? Can u pls help me here
Mon, 22 Feb 2021
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Hello,

- Letrozole is a drug used to treat infertility and to improve your chances of conceiving. It is not generally used during pregnancy
- Astaxanthin is a carotenoid supplement and folic acid is a vitamin. No significant side effects
- Progesterone helps prepare your uterus for conception and keeping your pregnancy

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Pranav Balakrishnan, General & Family Physician
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Why is Letrozole with Astaxanthin prescribed during pregnancy?

Hello, - Letrozole is a drug used to treat infertility and to improve your chances of conceiving. It is not generally used during pregnancy - Astaxanthin is a carotenoid supplement and folic acid is a vitamin. No significant side effects - Progesterone helps prepare your uterus for conception and keeping your pregnancy Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Pranav Balakrishnan, General & Family Physician