Arimidex is used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This medicine works by stopping the natural substances and reducing estrogen synthesis in the body. Arimidex lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women, which may slow the growth of certain types of breast tumors that need estrogen to grow in the body.
If you have missed a dose of Armidex, take the next regular dose. Skip the missed dose if it’s time for the next dose. Avoid taking a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
Do not take more than prescribed dose. Using more medication will not improve your symptoms, rather it can cause poisoning or serious side effects.
Use of Arimidex Tablet
Use this medicine according to the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. Swallow it whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arimidex 1mg tablet can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it with preference at a given time.
Before you use Arimidex, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. The use of Arimidex Tablet may change the blood bilirubin level. The blood bilirubin level may get increase while using this medicine. The use of this medicine may change cholesterol levels. The use of Arimidex Tablet may change liver enzyme levels. This medicine may increase the level of liver enzymes (gamma-glutamyl transferase, alkaline phosphatase, aspartate aminotransferase, and alanine aminotransferase).