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Advanced Letrozole (Femara) ?'s.

Here are some quotes from the steroid.com Letrozole profile:

[quote]1) In at least one documented incidence, Letrozole (Femara) reduced estrogen in the test subject to undetectable levels, and increased LH, FSH and SHBG (4).

  1. An effective dose of Letrozole (Femara) is .25-.5mg/day (I use .25mgs/day), but be forewarned, if you go over that amount, it can kill your sex drive.[/quote]

Here are my questions:

  1. If using too high of a dose, or even a normal dose, wouldn’t the rise SHBG be a bad thing? I’ve been having some dosing problems and if I go overboard (which seems to be easy for me) it seems as if I have less kick from the test. After stopping all letro use, withing about a week my strength began going up again, I got insane pumps (which had not been as great on the letro, though this could be due to the lack of water retention), and I was having some erectile dysfuntion (related to questions 2). Would what seems like the inhibited effect of testosterone be due to the use of letro causing a rise in SHBG?

  2. I’ve been using .25mg/day of a liquid letrozole product. It seems that within a day or two of using it my sex drive is highly diminished and my erections aren’t as hard, plus my morning wood is gone. If I stop use, within a couple days I have massive morning wood, raging erections and crave sex much more. Perhaps the letrozole is overdosed or I’m just sensitive to it. This is also using a gram of test cyp per week! Is there any other AI that doesn’t have these side effects? Letrozole seems to be the most powerful AI out there right now but I hear more people talk about Arimidex. Any thoughts?

Thanks for any input.

JC

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Thanks bushy. I’ve been looking for a good proviron source. With that covered, I’ll probably pick some up when I get the cash.

I’ve got some Nolva sitting around that I’ve been using in place of the Letro. Like you said with the estrogen sensitivity, I can take 10mg Nolvadex ED or even EOD and be fine while taking 1g test. Thanks for the insight; it’s good to hear someone thinking along the same wavelength.

Another thing I’ll mention if anyone is interested in hearing about my reaction to letro: Since I’ve been taking it (about 8 weeks) I’ve gotten mononucleosis (about five weeks of hell) and some pretty bad flu-like symptoms on and off. Could just be coincidence, but heavily suppressing estrogen definitely impacts immune response. Goes back to the idea that letro is too powerful for me.

JC

Thats interesting. In the choice between adex and femara I chose adex because I got it easier. That was the only deciding factor and maybe it worked out for the best.

Now Bushy, femara is more powerful, but would a “high” does of adex be just as good as femara for someone who finds out on their first cycle they are gyno prone??? I

Thanks

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[quote]bushidobadboy wrote:
Viking69 wrote:
Thats interesting. In the choice between adex and femara I chose adex because I got it easier. That was the only deciding factor and maybe it worked out for the best.

Now Bushy, femara is more powerful, but would a “high” does of adex be just as good as femara for someone who finds out on their first cycle they are gyno prone??? I

Thanks

I don’t believe that you could recreate the same E-trashing effects of letro with a’dex, no matter how high the dose.

Letro is reputed to have enough kick to reduce pre-existing gyno (in some cases), wheras a’dex won’t. This suggests to me that they have different mechanisms of action.

bushy[/quote]

Thanks for your input, thats exactly what I was always assuming that a high enough dose of adex could possibly match the strength of letro.