Anastrozole Tab 1mg
|Manufacturer||Sun Pharma, Netherlands|
Anastrozole Tab 1mg is a prescription treatment for breast cancer in women after menopause. It is categorized as an aromatase inhibitor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat women with breast cancer. Some breast cancers show accelerated growth by a hormone called estrogen that occurs naturally in the body. Anastrozole counters this by decreasing the amount of estrogen production in the body, thus helping to slow down or to stop the growth of malignant breast cancer cells. It is only effective in treating postmenopausal women with hormone-receptor-positive, early-stage breast cancer after surgery/chemotherapy or radiation). For best results, the medicine should be taken regularly and preferably at the same time of the day. The medicine should be used only for the treatment of estrogen production in the body.
Usage of Anastrozole Tab 1mg
Doctors prescribe Anastrozole Tab 1mg only to women after menopause. It is primarily used to treat certain cases of breast cancer. Anastrozole, being an aromatase inhibitor, slows down the growth of a hormone called estrogen, thus slowing down the growth of cancer cells. It works with reduced efficiency if you take it along with other estrogen treatment. The medicine may also increase your risk of a cardiac stroke or thrombosis/ blood clot. Care should be taken to avoid increasing or decreasing your dosage or make any change to the dosing regimen. Varying the number of times than prescribed. Anastrozole should be consumed only for the duration specified by the doctor. Your doctor may prescribe it for other medical conditions as well that are not mentioned in this information guide. The medication should be used to treat the estrogen associated with breast cancer. The symptoms of estrogen-based cancer. It is specially formulated for women in menopause. Continuous use may relieve the symptoms and help you get rid of the uncomfortable situation. The symptoms one need to take care of the medicine.
Suggestions for Usage
Anastrozole is prescribed for treating breast cancer in women after menopause. The prescribed dosage is one tablet daily. A patient may take it at any time, but it is always best to consult a doctor before taking medicine. Be sure to follow the directions of your doctor. Usually, it may be taken with or without food. Also, never crush, break, or chew the tablet. The medicine is meant for oral administration. If you are visiting your doctor at the stage of advanced breast cancer, your doctor will usually advise you to continue the medicine until tumour progression.
Before commencing treatment with Anastrozole Tab 1mg, tell your doctor as is it can lead to heart disease. You may experience enhanced symptoms of decreased blood flow to the heart if you are at an early breast cancer stage and already have blockage of arteries. Avoid using it during pregnancy as it may harm the unborn baby. Even women who are pregnant or are expecting must not touch it nor breathe the dust of these tablets. Please inform your doctor in detail about your specific allergies to it or any other allergies. Your doctor should be aware of your medical history, especially of coronary attacks, osteoporosis etc. Do not drive or indulge in activities that need high alertness as Anastrozole can make you feel dizzy.
Side Effects of Anastrozole Tab 1mg
Inform your doctor immediately if you have severe side-effects including hot flashes, headaches, insomnia, nausea, vomiting stomach upset, constipation, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, weight gain, lack of energy or tiredness, increase in severity of coughing. Though Anastrozole does not cause allergies usually, ring up for help if you experience a severe allergic reaction.