What is Antreol 1mg Tablet?
Antreol 1mg (Anastrozole) (an as troe zole) is used to treat breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause. Some types of breast cancer depend on estrogen to grow, and this medicine can stop tumor growth by blocking estrogen production.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
A prescription is required to buy Antreol (Anastrozole).
Antreol 1 (Generic Arimidex) contains Anastrozole which is used in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer in post-menopausal women. It is also used in the treatment of advanced (that has spread within the breast or to other parts of the body) breast cancer in post-menopausal women previously treated with drug tamoxifen.
Anastrozole can be taken either prior or after the meal daily. Consult the doctor for a prescription of the dosage as it depends upon the individual’s symptoms. If you miss a dose, skip the dose and continue with the regular schedule avoid intake of double dosage.
How anastrozole works
Anastrozole lowers the amount of oestrogen in the body. The female sex hormones oestrogen and progesterone stimulate many breast cancers to grow. Lowering the level of oestrogen can stop or slow the growth of breast cancer cells.
Anastrozole blocks a process called Antreol 1mg dosage which changes sex hormones called androgens into oestrogen. This happens mainly in the fatty tissues, muscle and the skin and needs a particular enzyme called aromatase
Side Effects of Antreol 1mg
More than 10 in every 100 people have one or more of these.
- Hot flushes and sweats
- Feeling sick is usually mild and can usually be controlled by anti sickness medicines
- Skin rashes – these are usually mild but let your doctor or nurse know if you have a rash
- Painful or stiff joints happen in more than 3 out of 10 women (30%)
- Swollen joints (arthritis)
- Feeling weak
- Loss of bone strength caused by a lack of oestrogen over a long period of time – the bones are more likely to break.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, a severe liver disease, history of stroke of blood clot, heart disease, circulation problems, or if you have not yet completed menopause. If you have such conditions you may need adjustment of your dose. Your treatment with Antreol 1 price may continue for five years. This medication may impair your ability to high concentration of attention and thinking or reactions: be especially careful while driving or operating machinery.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Do not keep outdated medicine or Antreol 1 review no longer needed.