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Femara for Infertility Treatment

42109089 - asian couple and babyLetrozole – brand named Femara – is an oral superovulation drug commonly used for the treatment of infertility. The specialists at New Hope Fertility Center have decades of education, training, and clinical experience in fertility medication therapy. It can’t be emphasized enough. Having the expertise to know how long a patient should remain on Femara therapy is determinative of pregnancy success.

Look: Here is an overview of how Femara is used.

  • To induce an egg to develop and be released in a woman who is not ovulating naturally
  • To increase the chances of pregnancy for a woman who can ovulate naturally through superovulation

About Femara

Femara is an oral medication working to block a woman’s production of estrogen. The components making up Femara belong to a classification of medications known as aromatase inhibitors. Aromatase is an enzyme responsible for producing estrogen. Femara works to inhibit aromatase – suppressing estrogen production.

Decreased estrogen production stimulates a woman’s ovaries into growing multiple egg follicles. The pituitary gland produces more of the hormones needed to stimulate a woman’s ovaries into producing multiple egg follicles – FSH and LH.

  • Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
  • Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

These hormones cause:

  • Ovulation in women who have diagnosed as anovulatory, or
  • Increase in the number of eggs developed in women who have the ability to ovulate

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