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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 ...

Anastrozole - What are my risks if I decide not to take hormone therapy drugs after my surgery for?

Posted 9 Apr 2014 by lauradale 5 answers

... breast cancer? I simply do not want the side effects they will give me

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in May I had a lumpectomy followed by radiation and anastrozole?

Posted 17 Oct 2018 by Misstish43 1 answer

I am waking up every night with severe tingling in my hands and arms also very swollen I heard maybe gabapentin could help with this side affect??

Has anyone experienced severe itching while using anastrozole?

Posted 5 Feb 2011 by Vivian164 2 answers

I started the drug in late November and itching started late December but I assumed was dry skin and continued medicine. The itching became so intense I quit taking it last week and within 24 hours the itching had lessoned and is completely gone now. My skin also turned bright red for several ...

Would any of you breast cancer patients advise not taking anastrozole?

Posted 13 Mar 2013 by whiteoak 1 answer

I am about to start this pill for the next 5 years and after reading up on it, I am having second thoughts about even taking it.

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.

After taking anastrozole for the 5 years, do the side effects reverse or are you stuck with them?

Posted 15 Jan 2013 by Cheekycarol 1 answer

I have thinning, dry hair, sagging skin, joint pain, and back pain. I can tolerate most of these if I feel that the pain will subside and I will regain some of my hair and skin health.

Hi can you tell me what are the side affects of Anastrozole?

Posted 16 Apr 2016 by Heinekin 3 answers

I have to take this for 5 years. It's a anti hormone pill I know. And this is the only 1 so far, I can take with my Cimbalta. So far I'm having Nausea, cough, stool is ok so far. No stomach pains. A little joint pain just popped up from time to time. Someone recommend me to try ...

Has anyone had severe headaches from taking anastrozole?

Posted 2 May 2011 by meme2000 2 answers

Since i have began taking anastrozole i've had terrible/horrible headaches and i am so tired!

Is there a time of day that is better to take anastrozole?

Posted 9 Jan 2013 by desilu 2 answers

better to take in the evening at bed time or first thing in the morning

Is it true the difference between arimidex and anastrozole is 20% lactose?Can't take generic brand?

Posted 11 Sep 2013 by Encourager 1 answer

ARIMIDEX (anastrozole) tablets for oral administration contain 1 mg of anastrozole, a non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor. It is chemically described as 1,3-Benzenediacetonitrile, a, a, a', a'tetramethyl-5-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl). Its molecular formula is C17H19N5 and its structural ...

Can I stop taking anastrozole?

Posted 3 Feb 2015 by candy88740 1 answer

My anxity is terrible

Can cough & breathlessness be caused by Anastrozole?

Posted 25 Jul 2015 by cariad bach8 2 answers

Been on Anastrozole almost 1 year. after mastectomy for grade 1 cancer..had previous mastectomy for fibro cystic breast 40 years ago! Since starting medication I developed cough with mucous(clear production) and have become gradually more breathless.now on 2 inhalers but getting worse.Chest Xrays ...

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