- Product Description:
Anastrozole reduces the amount of estrogen that the body produces and helps slow or reverse the growth of these cancers of the breast.
· HOW IT WORKS:
Anastrozole is part of a class of drugs called inhibitors of aromatase. They block estrogen production, which is a key breast cancer stimulator. Anastrozole prevents the use of aromatase. It reduces the body and cancer tissue's level of estrogen.
Anastrozole is used for early breast cancer treatment, initial or first metastasized breast cancer treatment (spread to other parts of the body), and advanced breast cancer treatment.
Your dose, size, and how often you take it depends on your age, treatment condition, how severe the situation is, and how you respond to the first dose.
One 1-mg tablet taken by mouth once a day is the typical recommended dosage. This prescribed drug is only for adults.
The side-effects include hot flashes, joint pain, sleeping disorder, headache, nausea, allergy, liver infection, and bone pain.