Anastrozole

What is Anastrozole?

Anastrozole is a non-steroidal aromatase-inhibiting drug approved for treatment of breast cancer after surgery, as well as for metastasis in both pre and post-menopausal women.

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my wife aged 49 had right mrm with axillary dissection on 22 -12-2009. she had 3x3x2 cm tumor invasive and 12 axillary + nodes and 2 apical nodes....

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Dear XXXXXX,

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I am afraid that your wife had metastatic disease to start with and it is not possible on today's date to cure...

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I am 69, height 5'6", weight 240. I started taking Anastrozole 3/25 and since 3/31 have had severe pain in lower left abdomen. Have seen several...

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If your investigation s are normal then it is ok. Anastrozole may not cause lower abdominal pain as per litrature . But constipation may cause...

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have been taking anastrozole for a little less than a year have chronic pain normally however am having leg pain that never happened before. am...

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Hi there,

Thanks for your query.

The leg pains are more likely due to damage to nerves as a diabetic complication (called diabetic neuropathy)....

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