Anastrozole - Generic Arimidex
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Anastrozole is prescribed to women and off-label to men. It treats postmenopausal women with estrogen positive (ER+) breast cancer. It works by decreasing the amount of estrogen the body makes which helps fight the cancer by "starving" it. It may be prescribed off-label as an adjunct for male Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). 1mg
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Anastrozole, generic ARIMIDEX, is an aromatase inhibitor indicated for:
- Adjuvant treatment of postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer.
- First-line treatment of postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive or hormone receptor unknown locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer.
- Second-Line treatment of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women with disease progression following tamoxifen therapy. Patients with ER-negative disease.
- Anastrozole may not work as well if you take it together with estrogen medication (such as hormone replacement therapy, estrogen creams, or birth control pills, injections, implants, skin patches, and vaginal rings).
- Anastrozole may increase your risk of a stroke or blood clot.
- Call your doctor at once if you have sudden numbness or weakness, (especially on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance.
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to anastrozole, if you are breast-feeding a baby, or if you have not yet completed menopause. Anastrozole is not for use in men or children.
To make sure anastrozole is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
- Heart disease
- Circulation problems
- A history of stroke or blood clot
- Severe liver disease
- High cholesterol
- Osteoporosis or low bone mineral density
Anastrozole can decrease bone mineral density, which may increase your risk of developing osteoporosis. Your bone mineral density may need to be tested before and during treatment with anastrozole.
Although it is not likely that a postmenopausal woman would be pregnant, anastrozole could harm an unborn baby. Do not take anastrozole if you are pregnant or may become pregnant. Use effective birth control if you are not past menopause, and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether anastrozole passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are using anastrozole.
You may need to take a pregnancy test before using anastrozole, to make sure you are not pregnant.