Arimidex (Anastrozole) is an oral aromatase inhibitor, which is used to treat breast cancer in group women after menopause. Take directly the dose prescribed by your doctor. Do not take Arimidex in greater amounts than prescribed by your doctor.
The action of Arimidex is caused by its estrogen production.
You may take Arimidex with or without food. But follow the dosage and the schedule of intake directed by your doctor. If you missed a dose of Arimidex, take in at once as you remember. Although if it is already time for the next dose, do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.
Arimidex Safety information
Don’t perform any potentially unsafe tasks while this medicine intake. These are tasks such as driving. Do not take this medicine with alcohol. Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant. Do not use hormonal pills for pregnancy preventing if you take Arimidex.
Keep away from direct light, heat, store in closed container. Keep away from children.
Arimidex Side effects
Possible side effects during treatment with Arimidex include nausea, general weakness, headache, hot flashes, pain, vomiting, cough, or diarrhea. Tell your doctor if some of these side effects become bothersome. If you experienced an allergic reaction or some other side effects of this medicine urgently contact your healthcare provider.