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Everything I've read on here makes it sound like Femara is taken similarly to Clomid. One pill days 3-7 or 5-9. My RE does clomid days 2-6. For Femara he has me take 1 pill on cd2, 2pills on cd3, 3 pills on cd4, and 4 pills on cd 5. 2.5mg. Does anyone else do this?
 

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That's called the "stair step" protocol. I haven't taken my femara that way but I have heard of it. My RE said that he hasn't seen any difference in responding between taking the same dosage daily, stair stepping, and taking all the pills in one dose on CD7 or CD9. His preference has been to take the same daily dosage. I take 2 pills CD5-9 which I think is 2.5mg daily.<br><br>
I'd go with what your RE says if you trust him/her. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"> Good luck!!!<br><br>
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I took 4 pills (of Femara) a day on days 3 to 7 and then had an hCg trigger shot on day 14 and was pregnant 16 days later...Sadly, I had a missed mc and a D&C 4 weeks ago. The only side effect I ever had was hot flashes.
 

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I finished my pills yesterday and just started to have a few hot flashes yesterday. I'm pretty emotional today too. But no headaches like on clomid!!
 
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