Arimidex Tablets 1Mg
Brand : ici pharmaceuticals ltd
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
This belongs to a group of medicines called‘aromatase inhibitors’. Anastrozole is used to treat breast cancer in women who have gonethrough the menopause.Anastrozole Teva works by cutting down the amount of the hormone called estrogen that your bodymakes. It does this by blocking a natural substance (an enzyme) in your body called ‘aromatase’.
USAGE AND SAFETY
Depression, Headache, Hot flushes, Feeling sick (nausea), Skin rash, Pain or stiffness in your joints, Inflammation of the joints (arthritis), Feeling weak, Bone loss (osteoporosis) .
Do not take Anastrozole if you are already taking certain medicines used to treat breast cancer (selective estrogen receptor modulators), e.g.medicines that contain tamoxifen. This is because these medicines may stop Anastrozole from working properly and Medicines that contain estrogen, such as hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
It is used for the treatment of postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer.
When not to Use
If you are allergic to anastrozole or any of the other ingredients of this medicine or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Talk to your physician if you still have menstrual periods and have not yet gone through the menopause.
Talk to your physician if you have ever had a condition that affects the strength of your bones (osteoporosis).
Talk to your physician if you have problems with your liver or kidneys.
Talk to your physician if you are taking a medicine that contains tamoxifen or medicines that contain estrogen.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.