- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Rare Side-Effects
- 9 Disease Interactions
- 10 Technical Classification
- 11 Storage Conditions
- 12 Available Alternatives
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OverviewANASTROZOLE is an Over-the-counter (OTC) drug.
Anastrozole is used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Anastrozole is used to treat breast cancer in women after menopause. Some breast cancers are made to grow faster by a natural hormone called estrogen. It belongs to class of drugs known as non steroidal aromatase inhibitors, which slow or stop the growth of breast cancers that are stimulated by estrogen by decreasing the amount of estrogen the body makes after menopause.
UsageANASTROZOLE is generally used to treat: Breast Cancer
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Studies indicate Risk – Doctor advice is must
How Do I Take It?Route of Administration: Oral
- 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 this medicine 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.
- Before taking anastrozole, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
- This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
Common Side-EffectsANASTROZOLE : Hypertension, Arms Pain, Back Pain, Jaws Pain, Cough, Pain With Urination, Dizziness, Fever, Chills, Head Headache, Lower Back Pain, Nausea, Throat Soreness, Shortness Of Breath, Body Excessive Sweating, Vagina Bleeding
Serious Side-EffectsANASTROZOLE : Eyes Blurred Vision, Chest Pain, Chest Discomfort, Dizziness, Head Headache, Nervousness, Shortness Of Breath, Slow Heart Rate (pulse), Feet Swelling, Legs Swelling
Rare Side-EffectsANASTROZOLE : Mouth Ulcer, Itchy Skin, Skin Rash, Skin Cancer, Eyes Itching, Eyes Swelling
Disease InteractionsANASTROZOLE can interfere with: Heart Failure, Acute Liver Failure, Obesity, Osteoporosis
Technical ClassificationANASTROZOLE is categorized as: AROMATASE INHIBITORS / HORMONES
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
Common Drugs with ANASTROZOLE as Ingredient
|ADOVA 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1 MG|
|ALTRAZ 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1 MG|
|ANABREZ TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1 MG|
|ANACAN 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|ANADAY 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|ANARZOLE 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|ANASTRA 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|ANASTRONAT 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|ANATERO 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|ANZUCIA TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1 MG|
|ARIMIDEX 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1 MG|
|ARMILON 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|ARMOTRAZ 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|AROMITA 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|EGSURE 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1 MG|
|ELINAL 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|FEMISTRA 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|FEMITRAZ TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|REDEST 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|STAZONEX 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1 MG|
|TRAZOCAD 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|
|WOMAZOL 1MG TAB||ANASTROZOLE 1.0 MG|