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Anastrozole - My MD told me that the medication DOES not cause insomnia or mood swings. I also have?

Posted 20 Jan 2018 by bimbo7729 0 answers

... constipation and abdominal distension. The oncologist refused to exam me during a visit. I also have massive scar tissue problems following a mastectomy; I was told this was not an issue

How bad is it to take gabapentin for hot flashes whatch has become unbearable since breast cancer?

Posted 8 Jan 2018 by Rita Hartman 0 answers

... And now taking Anastrozole as well for hormone therapy

Anastrozole - Been on anastrole for about one year after breast cancer. Very depressed and seems to?

Posted 15 Dec 2017 by Irishrose69 2 answers

... be getting worse. On low dose effexor for hot flashes as higher dose affected BP. Should I try different antidepressent? Used to take Prozac yrs. ago. I am 69. Thanks for any suggestions! Stage two, masectomy, four doses chemo, no lympnodes.

Stop taking anastrozole after 5 years?

Posted 26 Nov 2017 by DIANE ROOD 0 answers

If you stop taking it after 5 years what happens? Should you expect to get cancer again?

What are the side effects when one quits taking anastrozole?

Posted 14 Oct 2017 by karstan 0 answers

I quit taking it after 13 years, no ill effects when I was taking anastrozole, but now have aches in my rib cage, front and back. If I take a really deep breath, it hurts as well. Nothing else in my lifestyle has changed other than due to the aching, I am not exercising regularly like I did before.

Anyone Delaying Anastrazole?

Posted 12 Oct 2017 by gft2bsimple 0 answers

I gained so much weight with chemo I'd sure like a month or two to get back to baseline before starting this drug. I see repeatedly on this forum it can also contribute to significant weight gain. I'd sure like time to recover from the side-effects of chemo and radiation before adding on ...

Anastrozole - changing diet post lumpectomy?

Posted 22 Aug 2017 by Sobes 0 answers

I will be having Lumpectomy on Left for LDIC and Right LCIS. I will be doing radiation followed by anastrozole (pending results of sentinal node bx). I recently switched to vegan diet. I was wondering if anyone else has changed diet and if it had a positive effect on possible side effects of ...

Anastrozole ok to take with Vagifem?

Posted 5 Jul 2017 by JudeAnneMarg 1 answer

I'm about to start hormone treatment for metastatic ER+ve breast cancer. Can I continue using Vagifem low dose pessaries twice weekly during treatment with Arimidex?

WHAT exactly is anastrozole doing that causes the joint pain?

Posted 6 Mar 2012 by yomamax4 2 answers

I had some signs of arthritis before. I've been through chemo, surgery & radiation for my stage 2b breast cancer. Prior to this mis-adventure, I took glucosamine for minor arthritic symptoms in my fingers. I know it worked because the stiffness & aching would return if I didn't ...

If you take anastrozole1mg tablets every other day and still benefit?

Posted 4 Apr 2017 by nrhodes 1 answer

Is 1 mg anastrozole effective taken every other day?

Is anyone taking anastrozole for metastatic uterine leiomyosarcoma? If so, what is your experience?

Posted 6 May 2017 by GardenGirl2017 0 answers

... I am taking anastrozole, and after two months, a CT scan showed that the lesions in my lung (which are estrogen positive) have significantly shrunk in size

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