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Arimidex

Arimidex



USES: This medication is used in the treatment of post-menopausal breast cancer in women.

 
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Arimidex

Uses
This medication is used in the treatment of post-menopausal breast cancer in women.
Notes
  • Keep all doctor appointments and scheduled laboratory tests as your condition will be closely monitored.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and moisture as directed.
  • Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.


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How To Use
  • Take this by mouth exactly as directed usually once a day.
  • This is a potent medication.
  • Do not increase your dose or take this more often than directed.

Side Effects
  • Diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, headache, hot flashes, dizziness, dry mouth, back pain, vaginal dryness and cough may occur.
  • Changes in diet such as eating several small meals or limited activity may help lessen nausea and vomiting.
  • In some cases, therapy with another drug may be necessary to prevent or relieve nausea.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience breathing trouble, rash, vaginal bleeding, shortness of breath, chest pain, pain or swelling in the legs, swelling of the feet or ankles, weight gain, tingling of the hands or feet or depression while taking this.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before taking this, tell your doctor of any illnesses you have (especially liver diseases) or any allergies.
  • Use of this medication is not recommended during pregnancy.
  • Contraceptive (birth control) measures are recommended during therapy and for one month following.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is not known if this drug is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
  • This medication is not recommended for use in children.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any nonprescription or prescription medication you may take.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Arimidex
Latest opinions Results: 1-5 of 7
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Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 51
Location: Portugal
Time Taken: 7 months

Reason: To reduce estrogen after breast cancer and oopherectomy Date: 22 June 2011
Side Effects
Terrible carpul tunnel in one finger which started two weeks into taking the drug. Bone and joint pain in hands, legs, feet, everywhere. I now have osteopenia as a result of both the oopherectomy and I think the Arimidex

Additional Thoughts
I am scared to take it and scared not to.

Overall:4 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 69
Location: Kansas City, Missouri 64138
Time Taken: 33 days

Reason: Invasive ductal breast cancer,invasive lobular breast cancer Date: 6 April 2011
Side Effects
hot flashes mild headaches feet and hands hurting stomach aches and excess gas rt knee pain off and on vertigo, dissy chest on both side hurts sometime trouble with balance weight gain chills somtimes after hot flashes lots of joint pain and some lower back pain bouts of diarrhea and constipation shoulder pain occasionally

Additional Thoughts
I'm hoping some the side effects will go away after body adjusts to Arimidix. I have been taking it for 32 days. Please advise with any comments. Thank You.

Overall:2 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 54
Location: england
Time Taken: 1 years

Reason: breast cancer Date: 15 August 2009
Side Effects
weight gain, pins and needles in hand, pain in joints,

Additional Thoughts


Overall:2 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 65
Location: huntsville al
Time Taken: 16 months

Reason: bilateral breast ca Date: 19 June 2009
Side Effects
stomach bloating exc gas discomfort diarrhea depression joint aches energy zapped

Additional Thoughts
entering second year of tx will continue am convinced of need to cont

Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 55
Location: Philippines
Time Taken: 30 days days

Reason: Breast cancer patient Date: 14 May 2009
Side Effects
Allergies,back pain

Additional Thoughts
Very expensive for us women from the 3rd world

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