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Anastar 1mg Tablets

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Anastra 1 MG Description

Anastar 1mg Tab is an anti-cancer medicine containing anastrozole as its active ingredient. It is used to treat advanced breast cancer in post-menopausal women. Breast cancer is one of the most comm

n types of cancer found in female patients and is classified into various types. Anastar 1mg Tab should be taken as instructed by your doctor. The dose and frequency will be decided by your doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water, after having your meals. You should not miss any dose or consume it more than what is recommended.

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Offer Price₹552.50
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ContainsAnastrozole(1.0 Mg)
UsesBreast cancer
Side effectsReduced appetite, nausea, diarrhoea, headache
TherapyANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Anastra 1 MG

Anastar 1mg Tab is used in post-menopausal women to treat advanced breast cancer.

Contraindications of Anastra 1 MG

If you are known to be allergic to Anastrozole or any of the excipients of Anastar 1mg Tab . If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant. If you are a breast-feeding mother.

Side effects of Anastra 1 MG

  • Reduced appetite
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Excessive sleepiness
  • Generalized weakness
  • Skin rashes
  • Hair thinning

Precautions and Warnings of Anastra 1 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Anastar 1mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Anastar 1mg Tab s should not be used in pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. Consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Anastar 1mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Anastrozole passes into human milk. Hence, do not breastfeed while taking Anastar 1mg Tab s.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Anastar 1mg Tab ?
A:
Anastar 1mg Tab s have a negligible influence on the ability to drive. However, muscle weakness and sleepiness have been reported with the use of anastrozole and caution should be observed when driving if you are experiencing these symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Anastar 1mg Tab s?
A:
It is advisable to avoid alcohol while on treatment with Anastar 1mg Tab , as both lead to excessive sleepiness and liver damage in addition to nausea.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from liver or kidney diseases, then Anastar 1mg Tab s should be used with caution.
  • You have any disease that affects the strength of your bones.
  • You are on a medication containing tamoxifen or estrogen.
  • Your periods have not yet stopped and you have not yet gone through menopause. Your doctor might ask you to confirm your menopause by performing some blood tests if it cannot be clinically confirmed.
  • The medicine may contain lactose and should be avoided if you are known to suffer from galactose intolerance.
  • Anastar 1mg Tab s should not be used in children and adolescents.

Mode of Action of Anastra 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Anastrozole in Anastar 1mg Tab works by reducing the level of a natural female hormone known as estrogen that is produced in the body. Thus, stopping the growth of the cancer cells, which depend on e...
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Directions for Use of Anastra 1 MG

Anastar 1mg Tab s should be consumed strictly as prescribed by your oncologist. The tablet should be taken with a glass of water, preferably post meals. Swallow it whole, do not cut, break or chew the...
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Interactions of Anastra 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Anastar 1mg Tab s may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your doctor if you have a planned...
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  • It is advisable to avoid Tamoxifen, another medicine used to treat breast cancer or other estrogen-containing therapies while taking Anastar 1mg Tab s as it will reduce the effectiveness of medicines.

Interactions with food items

Anastar 1mg Tab s should be taken with or after having your meals.

Storage and disposal of Anastra 1 MG

Store Anastar 1mg Tab s in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard unused medicin...
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Dosage of Anastra 1 MG

Overdose

Anastar 1mg Tab should be consumed strictly in the dose and frequency as prescribed by the doctor. In case of accidental overdose, consult your doctor immediately or visit a nearby hospital.

Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Anastar 1mg Tab may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, th...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Anastar 1mg Tab s be used in men?

A: Anastar 1mg Tab has been approved for use only in advanced breast cancer in post-menopausal women. However, various studies for using Anastrozole in older men with lower levels of testosterone are ongoing. Anastrozole has been found to improve Testosterone levels in adult males and help in increasing height in boys. Thus, studies on the use of Anastrozole to increase adult height in boys with early puberty are ongoing. Long-term efficacy and safety of the use of Anastrozole (and similar medicines) have not yet been established in males and their routine use is therefore not recommended.

Q: What is the ideal duration for Anastar 1mg Tab therapy?

A: Approximately 5-years of therapy with the Anastar 1mg Tab has been found to yield optimum results. However, the duration will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
Product Details
Brand
ANASTRA
Expires on or After
27/12/2022
Last Updated on: 06 Jun 2022 | 03:27 PM (IST)

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