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Were you looking for information on Arimidex? Irimidex is a common misspelling of Arimidex.
 
Arimidex® is a relatively new medication used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It is specifically designed to treat certain types of breast cancer -- namely, breast cancer that is hormone receptor-positive or that has not responded to tamoxifen. The medication is typically taken once a day and comes in tablet form. Common side effects with Arimidex include headache, hot flashes, and fatigue.
 
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