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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Anacare. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Anacare is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in s... View More
Anacare is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Anacare may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Anacare should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Anacare may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limite... View More
Anacare should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anacare may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited inform... View More
Anacare is used alone or with other treatments, such as surgery or radiation, to treat early breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It can also be used ... View More
Uses of Anacare
- Breast cancer
Side effects of Anacare
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Skin rash
How to use Anacare
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Anacare may be taken with ... View More
How Anacare works
Anacare is an aromatase inhibitor. It works by lowering the amount of estrogen (natural female hormone) produced in the body. This can lower or stop the... View More
What if you forget to take Anacare?
If you miss a dose of Anacare, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- Anacare is used for the treatment of hormone dependent breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
- Take it at the same time everyday.
- It may cause weakness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Nausea may occur on starting treatment with this medicine but should go away with time. If nausea is bothersome, take it after meal.
- Your doctor may regularly check your Vitamin D level and bone mineral density and suggest supplements, if needed.
- Do not take Anacare if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Oral Advanced or locally advanced breast cancer, Adjuvant treatment in early breast cancer Adult: In postmenopausal women: 1 mg daily. Adjuvant treatm... View More
Efficacy decreased by oestrogens. Plasma concentrations decreased by tamoxifen.
Moderate or severe hepatic impairment, hyperlipidaemias. Laboratory test for menopause if status is doubtful. Bone mass density test should be conducted... View More
Anastrozole prevents conversion of androstenedione to estrone and testosterone to oestradiol by inhibiting aromatase, thus leading to significantly redu... View More
Mode of Action
May be taken with or without food.
Breast cancer, Ovulation induction
Pregnancy Category Note
>10% Hot flashes (12-36%),Vasodilation (25-36%),Fatigue (19%),Mood disturbances (19%),Nausea and vomiting (19%),Weakness (16-19%),Arthritis (17%),Pain ... View More
Pregnancy. Hypersensitivity, premenopausal women.
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