A 45-year-old member asked:
What side effects are associated with arimidex (anastrozole)?
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Medical Oncology 50 years experience
A few: Arimidex (anastrozole) is generally well tolerated. So 70-80 percent of people will not have any side effects. In some cases it can cause joint pains and stiffness, but your doctor can guide you in this regard. I would not worry about the minor inconvenience of this side effect as it is one of the best medicines to treat breast cancer, so try to stick with it as much as you can.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
What are some possible side effects of anastrozole (arimidex)?
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General Surgery 34 years experience
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Any side effects of arimidex (anastrozole)?
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Medical Oncology 46 years experience
Many: Hot flashes, diarrhea, other menopausal symptoms are common, but not severe. Occasionally abnormal lipids. Can cause joint stiffness and aches. Done density is reduced. Sounds aweful but is actually well tolerated.
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Last updated Dec 19, 2018
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