Anastrozole (Arimidex ®)
Arimidex (Anastrozole)Arimidex tablets. Each Arimidex tablet contains 1 mg. anastrozole. Anastrozole, brand name Arimidex, comes in packs of 28 tablets and is manufactured by AstraZeneca.
Arimidex, common uses and directionsArimidex is indicated for the treatment of advanced breast cancer in post-menopausal women with disease progression following tamoxifen therapy.
The dose of Arimidex is one 1 mg. tablet taken once a day.
Arimidex is generally well tolerated and the most common adverse effects include asthenia, headache, hot flushes, back pain, dyspnea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, anorexia, bone pain, pharyngitis, dizziness, rash, dry mouth, peripheral edema, pelvic pain, depression, chest pain.
Arimidex is also very popular among atheletes using anabolic steroids. Arimidex is an anti-estrogens to use during a steroid cycle. Commonly athletes use 0.25 mg. to 1 mg. per day or 0.5 mg. to 1 mg. every other day.
Arimidex, being an aromatase inhibitor, prevents gynecomastia and minimizes water retention and has also been proven to increase natural testosterone production.
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