About the drug:
Anastrozole is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Altraz Tablets. Anastrozole is a non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor. This drug is used in women after menopause (the end of monthly menstrual periods) in order to treat breast cancer along with other treatments, such as surgery and radiation.
Uses of the drug:
Altraz 1 mg is used for the treatment of breast cancer. It is used as an adjuvant treatment of breast cancer in women who have gone through postmenopausal and who received two to three years of adjuvant Tamoxifen. The medicine is also used in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer in post-menopausal women.
Working of the drug:
This drug consists of Anastrozole. It is in a group of drug known as nonsteriodal aromatase inhibitors. It works by reducing the amount of estrogen that body makes. This decreases the chances for cancer to spread.
Altraz is manufactured by Alkem pharmaceutical, India. The drugs are available on our website under various pack sizes. To buy Altraz 1 mg Tablets online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Arimidex 1 mg
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Anastrozole or any other ingredient of the medicine
- You have not finished menopause
- You are a man or child
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are breastfeeding, as the drug may pass into the breast milk
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have a problem of high blood pressure
- Have diabetes
- Drink alcohol
- Have liver disease
- Skin reactions such as rash, hives, itching
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two 1 mg tablets to substitute one 2 mg tablet.
How to take the drug?
The drug is usually recommended to be taken with the food or snacks. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not break or chew the tablet.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Anastrozole, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and rash are the common side effects of Anastrozole. If any of these effects continue for a longer time or become worse, contact your doctor immediately.
Anastrozole may rarely cause serious side effects such as sore throat, hot flashes, mood changes, rash, depression, back pain, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, weakness, dry mouth, skin rash, and sweating. The information on the side effects of Anastrozole in this guide is not complete and there may be other side effects.
Common drug interactions:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: tamoxifen, vaginal ring, birth control pills, estrogen creams, vaginal suppositories, hormone replacement therapy. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interaction. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do
- Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
- In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
- Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature
|US Brand Name||Arimidex|
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