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What are some possible side effects of anastrozole (arimidex)?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Joint pain and more

30-40% of women have severe joint pain, and studies show that many stop taking the drug without telling their doctors! vaginal dryness, hot flashes, and fatigue are common troubling symptoms.
Some women have fewer side effects with other aromatase inhibitors, so tell your doctor if you have symptoms bad enough that you consider stopping your medication.

In brief: Joint pain and more

30-40% of women have severe joint pain, and studies show that many stop taking the drug without telling their doctors! vaginal dryness, hot flashes, and fatigue are common troubling symptoms.
Some women have fewer side effects with other aromatase inhibitors, so tell your doctor if you have symptoms bad enough that you consider stopping your medication.
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery

In brief: Menopausal symptoms

Arimidex (anastrozole) is very well-tolerated: more than half of all women have no side effects.
Common side effects include hot flashes, headaches, bone/joint pain, fatigue, mood changes, and GI upset.

In brief: Menopausal symptoms

Arimidex (anastrozole) is very well-tolerated: more than half of all women have no side effects.
Common side effects include hot flashes, headaches, bone/joint pain, fatigue, mood changes, and GI upset.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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