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  • Arimidex and High Cholesterol
    This eMedTV page offers an in-depth discussion on Arimidex and high cholesterol. While it appears to be a side effect of the drug, treating breast cancer is generally a higher priority for people, and high cholesterol is not an immediate concern.
  • Arimidex and Insomnia
    This page on the eMedTV Web site explores the link between Arimidex and insomnia. It discusses why it is hard to say with certainty if the side effect is caused by the drug and also offers tips to help ensure a good night's sleep.
  • Arimidex and Pregnancy
    This resource on the eMedTV Web site discusses the results of animal studies on pregnancy and Arimidex. An explanation of why the drug is considered a pregnancy Category X medicine is provided, as is an explanation of the FDA's rating system.
  • Arimidex and Weight Gain
    This page of the eMedTV archives explores the link between Arimidex and weight gain. It explains how common the side effect is and describes issues that make it difficult to determine if weight gain is a side effect of the drug or not.
  • Arimidex Breast Cancer Medicine
    As a type of breast cancer medicine, Arimidex works by decreasing the amount of estrogen in the body. This eMedTV page explores the effects of this drug, including who it is designed for, possible side effects, and safety precautions to be aware of.
  • Arimidex Dangers
    If you have osteoporosis or haven't gone through menopause, you may not be able to safely take Arimidex. This eMedTV Web resource takes a closer look at some potential Arimidex dangers, such as side effects, drug interactions, and allergic reactions.
  • Arimidex Dosage
    The typical Arimidex dosage for the treatment of breast cancer is 1 mg a day. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, the severity of the cancer may affect this. Tips for those taking the medication are also provided.
  • Arimidex Drug Class
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, Arimidex belongs to a class of drugs known as aromatase inhibitors. This article gives a brief overview of this drug class, including how Arimidex works, and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Arimidex Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV Web page explains the potentially negative Arimidex drug interactions that can occur when the medicine is combined with things such as oral contraceptives and estrogen. Suggestions for avoiding these interactions are also provided.
  • Arimidex Indications
    Arimidex is approved for treating breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV Web segment outlines several other uses (or "indications") of Arimidex, including possible off-label (unapproved) uses. A link to more detail is also included.
  • Arimidex Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web selection provides some basic information on Arimidex, a medication used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This resource also discusses how this prescription medicine works and why it may not be safe for some people.
  • Arimidex Oral
    As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, oral Arimidex tablets may help slow down the growth of breast cancer. This page further discusses how this prescription drug works, lists possible side effects, and offers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Arimidex Overdose
    This eMedTV article explains why the effects -- and best treatment methods -- for an Arimidex overdose are unclear. However, possible symptoms of an overdose, factors that affect symptoms, and the most likely treatment methods are described.
  • Arimidex Pills
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, Arimidex is a medication prescribed to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This page provides more details on Arimidex pills, including how this medication works and potential side effects.
  • Arimidex Risks
    A heart attack, high cholesterol, and osteoporosis are some of the potential risks of taking Arimidex. This eMedTV Web page describes several other problems that may occur while taking this drug, including possible side effects and drug interactions.
  • Arimidex Safety
    Potentially serious problems (such as high cholesterol and heart attacks) are possible with Arimidex. This eMedTV page discusses how to ensure your safety with Arimidex, with information on who may not be able to take the drug and possible side effects.
  • Arimidex Side Affects
    Arimidex side effects are possible -- this eMedTV page lists a few of them, including hot flashes, headaches, and nausea. However, most people tolerate the medication quite well. Arimidex side affects is a common misspelling of Arimidex side effects.
  • Arimidex Side Effects
    While most people have no problems when taking Arimidex, side effects are possible. This eMedTV page provides lists of common and rare side effects, as well as side effects that require treatment and that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Arimidex Strengths
    This eMedTV page explains that there is only one Arimidex strength available -- 1 mg tablets -- but the dose a person is prescribed will be determined by various factors. This article discusses these factors and offers some tips on taking this drug.
  • Arimidex Uses
    Arimidex uses involve treating breast cancer that is hormone receptor-positive in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV resource describes these uses in detail and explains how the drug works. A discussion of off-label Arimidex uses is also provided.
  • Arimidex vs. Nolvadex
    This eMedTV article offers an in-depth comparison of Arimidex vs. Nolvadex. The uses and effects of each drug are examined, as are the results of studies comparing how successful each drug is when used to treat certain stages of breast cancer.
  • Arimidex vs. Tamoxifen
    This eMedTV segment presents a detailed comparison of Arimidex vs. tamoxifen. The effects and uses for each drug are described, as are the results of studies comparing the effectiveness of each drug when used to treat breast cancer.
  • Arimidex Warnings and Precautions
    This page of the eMedTV archives offers several Arimidex warnings and precautions to be aware of before taking the drug. This includes things such as the potential for drug interactions and situations in which the medication should not be taken.
  • Armidex
    Arimidex is a prescription drug used to treat certain types of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV page lists these specific types of breast cancer and explains how often Arimidex is taken. Armidex is a common misspelling of Arimidex.
  • Aromasin
    Aromasin is a prescription medicine used to treat certain types of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV article offers a detailed look at Aromasin, including how it works, when it is used, dosing information, and side effects.
  • Aromasin and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV resource explains that it is not known if Aromasin passes through breast milk. This page also discusses the research done on animals and explains what to watch for if you are taking Aromasin and breastfeeding at the same time.
  • Aromasin and Depression
    Is there a link between Aromasin and depression? This page from the eMedTV archives explains why it is difficult to determine if depression is an actual side effect of the drug and offers suggestions for people who experience symptoms of depression.
  • Aromasin and Hair Loss
    As this eMedTV page explains, studies of Aromasin and hair loss have shown that up to 15.1 percent of women taking the drug reported hair loss. This page also discusses why it is difficult to determine if hair loss is due to the drug or other factors.
  • Aromasin and Insomnia
    This eMedTV article explores the possible connection between Aromasin and insomnia. This page explains why it is difficult to determine if Aromasin specifically causes insomnia and also offers suggestions on how to improve your sleep habits.
  • Aromasin and Pregnancy
    It is generally not considered safe to take Aromasin during pregnancy. This eMedTV resource discusses the results of animal studies on Aromasin and pregnancy, explaining how the drug caused miscarriages when given to pregnant rats and rabbits.
  • Aromasin Dosage
    The typical Aromasin dosage for the treatment of breast cancer in postmenopausal women is 25 mg a day. This eMedTV Web page explains the factors that may affect your Aromasin dose and provides some suggestions for when and how to take the drug.
  • Aromasin Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV article explains that Aromasin drug interactions can occur when the medicine is combined with other drugs, such as certain antibiotics and estrogen. This page also discusses how these interactions can reduce the effectiveness of Aromasin.
  • Aromasin for Breast Cancer
    Postmenopausal women who have certain types of breast cancer may benefit from Aromasin. This eMedTV segment discusses this topic in some detail, explaining how this medication works and specifically when it is prescribed.
  • Aromasin Overdose
    This eMedTV article explains why the effects of (and best treatment options for) an Aromasin overdose are unclear. This page also discusses the factors that may contribute to an Aromasin overdose and summarizes the results of clinical studies.
  • Aromasin Side Effects
    Possible side effects of Aromasin include nausea, fatigue, and hot flashes. This eMedTV page highlights common and rare side effects, as well as the side effects that require treatment and should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Aromasin Uses
    Aromasin uses involve treating breast cancer that is hormone receptor-positive in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV segment describes these uses in detail and explains how the drug works. A discussion of off-label Aromasin uses is also provided.
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