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Were you looking for information on Anastrozole? Anastrazole is a common misspelling of anastrozole.
Anastrozole (Arimidex®) is a medication approved to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. In particular, it is used to treat postmenopausal women who have breast cancer that is hormone receptor-positive or that has not responded to tamoxifen. The drug works by decreasing estrogen production, which can help decrease the growth of certain types of breast cancer.
The medicine comes in tablet form, and women are typically advised to take it once a day. As with any medication, side effects are possible. Commonly reported side effects with this drug include hot flashes, nausea, and fatigue. If you have osteoporosis or have not yet gone through menopause, talk to your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication.
(Click Anastrozole to read the complete eMedTV article, which offers a detailed look at the drug, including how it works, additional side effects, dosing information, and more. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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