Antreol 1mg (Anastrozole) Tablet
How it works?
How to Use Antreol (Anastrozole)?
- • Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. To do so may increase the chance for side effects.
- • You may take this medicine with or without food.
Dosing of Antreol (Anastrozole)
The dose of this medicine may vary from patient to patient. Follow your doctor’s orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.
- For oral dosage form (tablets):
- For breast cancer:
- • Adults—1 milligram (mg) once a day.
- • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
- For breast cancer:
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, a severe liver disease, history of stroke of blood clot, heart disease, circulation problems, or if you have not yet completed menopause. If you have such conditions you may need adjustment of your dose. Your treatment with Antreol may continue for five years. This medication may impair your ability to high concentration of attention and thinking or reactions: be especially careful while driving or operating machinery.
Do not use Antreol (Generic-Arimidex) in premenopausal women, in pregnant and breastfeeding women, severe kidney disorders, moderate and severe liver diseases, hypersensitivity to Antreol or other components of the drug. Preparations which contain estrogens should not be administered with Antreol as they neutralize its pharmacological effect. Side effects The most frequent side effects include sings of allergy (hives, skin rash, facial swelling and difficulty breathing) together with sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance, sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body, a bone fracture, swollen glands, swelling in your hands or feet. Rare and not so serious adverse reactions such as hot flashes, sore throat, weakness, back pain, bone pain, nausea are also possible.
Inform your doctor if you take tamoxifen or estrogen. Inform your doctor about all prescribed and over -the-counter medications, herbal products, vitamins and food supplements you use.
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.
- • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.
- • Keep out of the reach of children.
- • Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
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- • Customers who purchased Generic Arimidex also purchased the following medications:
- • Generic Clomid, Generic Nolvadex, Generic Dostinex, Generic Cialis, Generic Viagra.
- • Do consult your doctor before taking anastrozole, if you are not sure that you have reached menopause (the time in a woman’s life when her menstrual periods stop).
- • Use with caution if you have heart disease problems, problem related to blood circulation, severe liver disease, high blood levels of cholesterol, if you have osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bones) or low levels of mineral in your bones that affects its strength (low bone mineral density).
- • Avoid using amiodarone if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
- • Do contact your doctor immediately if you experience signs of a stroke or serious blood clot- sudden numbness or weakness (particularly on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Q. Is anastrozole a st***id/hormone?
- No. Anastrozole is a non-st****dal drug used in the treatment of breast cancer in post-menopausal women. It does not have a structure or effect similar to st***ids. It is not a hormone.
- Q. Is anastrozole a chemo drug/considered chemotherapy/chemotoxic?
- Yes. Anastrozole is a non-st***idal chemo drug. It is used as a part of chemotherapy or with other chemotoxic agents in the treatment of early-stage or advanced breast cancer in post-menopausal women.
- Q. Is anastrozole a controlled substance/illegal?
- No. Anastrozole is not a controlled substance and does not have a potential for addiction and abuse. It is not an illegal drug.
- Q. Is anastrozole better than tamoxifen?
- Anastrozole and tamoxifen are two different drugs with similar uses but different mechanism of action and so cannot be compared.
- Q. Is anastrozole same as Arimidex?
- Yes. Arimidex is a trade name for active drug anastrozole.
- Q. Can I take anastrozole/arimidex with proviron/ glucosamine/ melatonin/ aspirin/ turmeric/ ibuprofen?
- Anastrozole (trade name: arimidex) has no known serious interaction with mesterolone (trade name: proviron), glucosamine, melatonin, aspirin, turmeric or ibuprofen. Please inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects.
- Q. Does anastrozole cause weight gain/hair loss/high blood pressure/arthritis/raise cholesterol/ joint pain?
- Yes. Increase in body weight, hair loss, high blood pressure, inflammation of joints (arthritis), raised blood levels of cholesterol and joint pain are among the possible side effects of anastrozole.
- Q. Does anastrozole increase testosterone?
- No. Anastrozole has no known effect in raising testosterone levels.
- Q. Does anastrozole help gyno?
- Anastrozole has no known effect on breast enlargement in men. ‘Gyno’ is a slang word used commonly among body builders for gynecomastia (enlargement of breasts in men).