I've been on Arimidex for nearly 5 years with minimum side effects but have recently developed a small (1cm) lesion on my liver. Numerous scans have not been able to define whether it is malignant or benign. Since chemo has been known to affect liver, and since Arimidex is a form of chemo, I'm curious to hear if there have been other instances.
6 May 2010
Arimidex (anastrozole) is a non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor, medications of this class do cause liver damage on occasion, usually inflamation of the liver, but other types of damage (such as lesions) could be a possibility. Hope this helps... Next time if you could post dosage, condition(s) and other meds you are currently taking (if you feel comfortable doing so), we can usually give you a far more accurate answer. Colin
- Arimidex Information for Consumers
- Arimidex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Arimidex (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I have been diagnosed with stage four met. breast cancer ,three tomors in breast three in liver and?
... four on the spine. I have a history of an imbalace in my hormones , and have elevated ast/and alt.levels in the liver, is Faslodex really my best ...
4 answers • 26 Oct 2009
Over the last three weeks I have developed a rash on my right calf; have been to urgent care facility and they were stumped as to what it was; then ...
1 answer • 27 May 2010
... after 10 months of unsuccessful Arimidex and Fasoldex treatments. What do we need to expect? We are all very nervous. She has already lost 75 lbs ...
1 answer • 4 Jan 2012
This is my 2nd time (2nd cycle)that i've been taking xeloda. Breast cancer and it recur on my liver. Twice had water in lungs.
1 answer • 6 May 2013