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Is insominia a side effect of arimidex (anastrozole)?

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Dr. Gary Richardson
Sleep Medicine 38 years experience
Arimidex (anastrozole) & insomnia: Arimidex (anastrozole) can cause insomnia, and sleep problems while on the drug are quite common. If sleep problems produce daytime impairment (sleepiness etc.), then it may be appropriate to trial a sleeping pill to reverse the effects of the medication. Be sure to mention the symptom to the prescribing doctor and explore solutions.

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Any side effects of arimidex (anastrozole)?

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Dr. William A Biermann
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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