Arimidex is used for treating breast cancer in women who have been through menopause, including women with disease progression after tamoxifen therapy. Arimidex is an aromatase inhibitor. It works by lowering blood estradiol concentrations, which may decrease the size and growth of the tumor.
Use Arimidex as directed by your doctor.
- Take Arimidex by mouth with or without food.
- If you miss a dose of Arimidex, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once. If more than one dose is missed, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Arimidex.
Store Arimidex at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C) in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Arimidex out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Anastrozole.