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ARIMIDEX
Breast cancer
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Drug Name:

ARIMIDEX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Anastrozole 1mg; tabs.

Company:
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ARIMIDEX:

In postmenopausal women: adjuvant treatment of hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer; first-line treatment of hormone receptor-positive or unknown locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer; advanced breast cancer with disease progression after tamoxifen therapy.

Adult:

1mg once daily. Advanced disease: continue until tumor progression.

Children:

Not applicable.

Contraindications:

Women who are or may become pregnant. Pregnancy (Cat.X).

Warnings/Precautions:

Pre-existing ischemic heart disease. Severe hepatic impairment. Monitor bone mineral density, cholesterol. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Antagonized by tamoxifen, estrogens; do not give concomitantly.

Pharmacological Class:

Aromatase inhibitor.

Adverse Reactions:

Hot flashes, asthenia, arthritis, pain, arthralgia, pharyngitis, hypertension, depression, nausea, vomiting, rash, osteoporosis, fractures, back pain, insomnia, headache, peripheral edema, lymphedema, dyspnea, dizziness, paresthesia, vaginal bleeding, cough, hypercholesterolemia.

How Supplied:

Tabs—30

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