Anastrozole (Anastronat; Arimidex, Tamoxifen) is a non-steroidal aromatase-inhibiting drug. Anastrozole (Anastronat) is extremely effective for treatment of breast cancer after surgery, as well as for metastasis in both pre and post-menopausal women. Anastrozole (Anastronat) works by inhibiting the synthesis of estrogen produced by the body. Moreover, it has been proven effective in the off-label reduction of estrogens in men thus, minimizing the chances of benign prostatic hyperplasia, gynecomastia and hypogonadism in them.
Anastrozole (Anastronat) is used as an adjuvant treatment (treatment following surgery with or without radiation) for breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
Bone weakness has been associated with anastrozole.
Anastrozole (Anastronat) is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice.