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Arimidex 1mg Tablet
Arimidex 1mg Tablet
Arimidex 1mg Tablet

Arimidex 1mg Tablet

By ASTRAZENECA PHARMA INDIA LTD
14 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 3435.00*
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Arimidex 1 MG Description

Arimidex Tablet 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 commo

n types of cancer found in female patients and is classified into various types. Arimidex 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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ContainsAnastrozole(1.0 Mg)
UsesBreast cancer
Side effectsReduced appetite, nausea, diarrhoea, headache
TherapyANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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uses

Uses of Arimidex 1 MG

Arimidex Tablet is used in post-menopausal women to treat advanced breast cancer.
contraindications

Contraindications of Arimidex 1 MG

If you are known to be allergic to Anastrozole or any of the excipients of Arimidex Tablet. If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant. If you are a breast-feeding mother.
sideEffects

Side effects of Arimidex 1 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Arimidex 1 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Arimidex Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Arimidex Tablets 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Arimidex Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Anastrozole passes into human milk. Hence, do not breastfeed while taking Arimidex Tablets.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Arimidex Tablet?
A:
Arimidex Tablets 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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Arimidex Tablets?
A:
It is advisable to avoid alcohol while on treatment with Arimidex Tablet, as both lead to excessive sleepiness and liver damage in addition to nausea.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from liver or kidney diseases, then Arimidex Tablets 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.
  • Arimidex Tablets should not be used in children and adolescents.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Arimidex 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Anastrozole in Arimidex Tablet 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 es...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Arimidex 1 MG

Arimidex Tablets 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

Interactions of Arimidex 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Arimidex Tablets 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 Arimidex Tablets as it will reduce the effectiveness of medicines.

Interactions with food items

Arimidex Tablets should be taken with or after having your meals.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Arimidex 1 MG

Store Arimidex Tablets 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 medicine...
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dosage

Dosage of Arimidex 1 MG

Overdose

Arimidex Tablet 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 Arimidex Tablet 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, the...
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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 Arimidex Tablets be used in men?

A: Arimidex Tablet 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 Arimidex therapy?

A: Approximately 5-years of therapy with the Arimidex Tablet 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
ARIMIDEX
Expires on or After
29/06/2026

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Last Updated on: 06 Jun 2022 | 03:27 PM (IST)
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