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How much calcium should be taken daily when on Arimidex

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
1500 mg: 1500 mg is the recommended calcium intake for women with low estrogen levels, including women who have gone through menopause, had a hysterectomy with ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 years experience Medical Oncology
1200 mg a day.: You're 39 and on arimidex. I suppose you already had a bilateral oophorectomy? Or are also taking Lupron or zoladex?1200 mg of calcium and 800 interna ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Activity: On estrogen blocker and oophoectomy. Activity would be your safest variable to modify. Need to assess aerobic and strength activity. Both important ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
As your Doctor: This question is best answered by the doctor who prescribed Arimidex (anastrozole). There are many different reasons to prescribe it. I wouldn't mak ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Lower estrogen: It's an aromatase inhibitor. It blocks the enzymatic conversion of androgens (male hormone) to estrogen, thereby lowering estrogen level. It is used ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Canale
29 years experience Breast Surgery
AIs: There are 3 ais - anastrazole (arimidex), Letrozole (femara), and Exemestane (aromasin). All show similar clinical benefits in clinical trials. Some ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
17 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Arimidex (anastrozole) does not interact with many drugs in general but always good idea to check with pharmacist/ physician if you are planning to st ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Please don't!: I know you don't want a lecture from me, but here it is: you really shouldn't be taking these drugs for bodybuilding. They are powerful drugs meant to ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: No interaction between grapefruit and arimidex (anastrozole). (source: medscape/web md).
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Greenly
36 years experience Family Medicine
Aromatase: Arimidex, (anastrozole) generic anisastrozole, is an aromatase inhibitor used to decrease the conversion of circulating testosterone to estrogen, and ... Read More
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