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When oral contraceptives, estrogens, or other hormone replacement therapies are taken with Arimidex, drug interactions are possible. These interactions can cause Arimidex to lose its effectiveness. Therefore, to prevent Arimidex drug interactions from occurring, talk to your healthcare provider before combining it with any medications. This will help ensure a safe and successful treatment process.
An Overview of Arimidex Drug InteractionsArimidex® (anastrazole) can potentially interact with other medications. Some of these medicines that may lead to Arimidex drug interactions include:
Arimidex Interactions ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Arimidex is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Estrogens may decrease the effectiveness of Arimidex. Therefore, estrogens should not be taken with this drug.
Oral contraceptives may also decrease the effectiveness of Arimidex and should not be taken with it. Talk to your healthcare provider about alternative birth control methods.