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    I had early stage breast cancer and have been on Femara for almost 5 years.  My bone density has declined quite a bit as a result of the drug so my doctor has suggested injections of Zometa to address the bone density issue.  It also apparently may reduce recurrence rate by 30%.  Has anyone done this? 

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      Does anyone know if it interferes with Femara?

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        Has anyone tried Glutamine to alleviate the pain from taking Femara?  Is there any contra-indications for taking the two together?  My chiropracter suggested it.

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          I started on Tamoxifen and hated the hot flashes and the bloating.  I was so uncomfortable in my body.  So I switched to Femara (now Letrozole).  Joint pain was bad and I got baker's cysts behind my knees.  I have now been on Letrozole for almost 2 years and either I have gotten used to it or the pain has just lessened.  I am still very stiff and have a very hard time standing and/or wal...

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