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What Foods To Avoid When Taking Anastrozole
Low fat diet: When the ovaries no longer synthesize oestrogen, the peripheral lipocyte or fat cell creates e1---> e3. This "peripheral conversion" is a target for chemotx against hormone sensitive breast ca. Patients should avoid dietary fats, transfat, high cholesterol, etc. As much as possible, as any weight gain in the form of fat seemingly negates the effect of anastrozole... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anastrozole (marketed under the trade name Arimidex by astrazeneca) is an aromatase-inhibiting drug approved for treatment of breast cancer after surgery, as well as for metastasis in both pre and post-menopausal women. The severity of breast cancer is increased by estrogen, as sex hormones cause hyperplasia, and differentiation ...Read more
I stop taking my anastrozole pill because I have know insurance and i can't pay for it. What will happen to me? I've only took it for 2 years.
Anastrozole: You should take it for 5 years at lease. I understand your problem. Talk to your doctor about this before stopping the pill. He may have ideas that can help. You can apply for public assistance at the medicaid office. ...Read more
Side effects/options: Discuss the other hormonal therapy options, benefits, and side effects. With ais, address the bone and joint symptoms (arthralgias) and most particularly the effect on bone density. Patients starting on an ai should have a recent or baseline bone densitometry at the start of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anastrozole blocks..: ... the production of Estrogen from Testosterone. This conversion happens at a low level in fat tissue. Anastrozole won't increase Testosterone production but it will lower estrogen levels. To a certain extent Estrogen has the opposite effect as testosterone In men. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Anastrozole (marketed under the trade name Arimidex by astrazeneca) is an aromatase-inhibiting drug approved for treatment of breast cancer after surgery, as well as for metastasis in both pre and post-menopausal women. The severity of breast cancer is increased by estrogen, as sex hormones cause hyperplasia, and differentiation at estrogen receptor sites. ...Read more
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