Arimidex and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Arimidex (anastrozole).
High Cholesterol (Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Sitosterolemia)
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
anastrozole - cholesterol
During a clinical trial, more patients receiving anastrozole were reported to have elevated serum cholesterol compared to patients receiving tamoxifen (9% versus 3.5%, respectively). Caution should be taken when this agent is prescribed to these patients.
- "Product Information. Arimidex (anastrozole)." Astra-Zeneca Pharmaceuticals (2001):
Arimidex drug interactions
There are 18 drug interactions with Arimidex (anastrozole).
Arimidex disease interactions
There are 4 disease interactions with Arimidex (anastrozole) which include:
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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