Arimidex (Anastrozole) 1mg / Strip
Using this medicine alone, with other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other potentially dangerous tasks.
Arimidex (Anastrozole) , ingredient anastrozole, is an aromatase inhibitor used to treat breast cancer in women after menopause.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. THIS MEDICINE MAY BE TAKEN on an empty stomach or with food. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
It belongs to a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors.
Arimidex works by reducing the production of estrogen in the body. Estrogen can promote the growth of certain types of breast cancers. By blocking the conversion of other hormones into estrogen, Arimidex helps to slow down or stop the growth of cancer cells.
Each strip of Arimidex contains tablets, with each tablet containing 1mg of Anastrozole. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and administration instructions provided by your healthcare provider.
As with any medication, Arimidex may cause side effects. Common side effects include hot flashes, joint pain, fatigue, mood changes, and bone loss.
It is crucial to use Arimidex as directed and not exceed the recommended dosage. Regular follow-up appointments and monitoring with your healthcare provider are important to assess the response to treatment and manage any potential side effects.
It is essential to discuss all treatment options and make informed decisions about your healthcare in consultation with your healthcare provider.
Using this medicine alone, with other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to this medicine. USE A NON-HORMONAL METHOD OF BIRTH CONTROL if you are a woman capable of becoming pregnant. IF YOU PLAN ON BECOMING PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS DRUG IS EXCRETED in breast milk. IF YOU ARE OR WILL BE BREAST-FEEDING while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.
Children – Not applicable.
Pregnancy (Category D).
Hepatic impairment. Nursing mothers.
Antagonized by tamoxifen, estrogens; do not give concomitantly.