FAQs ABOUT ANOSAM 1MG
Can ANOSAM 1MG affect bone health?
Yes. ANOSAM 1MG acts by lowering the estrogen levels in the body which is an important hormone to maintain bone health. Due to this the mineral content of the bones decreases and they may become less strong and prone to fracture. Your doctor might ask you to take up several tests to better assess and treat your condition.
Can I stop taking ANOSAM 1MG on my own?
No, do not stop taking ANOSAM 1MG without the advice of your doctor. However, not taking the medicine for the recommended time may increase the risk of your breast cancer to recur.
Is ANOSAM 1MG a form of chemotherapy?
No. ANOSAM 1MG acts by decreasing the estrogen levels in the body which is a hormone. This in turn decreases the growth of cancer cells in breasts. ANOSAM 1MG is a hormone therapy.
Who should avoid taking ANOSAM 1MG?
ANOSAM 1MG is not recommended if you still have menstrual periods, are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, allergic to ANOSAM 1MG. Consult your doctor before taking ANOSAM 1MG.
What if I forget to take a dose of ANOSAM 1MG?
If you forget to take a dose of ANOSAM 1MG just take your next dose as normal. Do not take two doses of ANOSAM 1MG at the same time to make up for a forgotten dose.
What are the most common side effects of ANOSAM 1MG?
The most common side effects are hot flushes, weakness, pain, stiffness, or inflammation in joints, skin rash, nausea, headache, bones loss, and depression. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.
Can alcohol be consumed with ANOSAM 1MG?
It is best to avoid or limit alcohol intake when ANOSAM 1MG is taken, since alcohol can raise your risk of experiencing side effects from ANOSAM 1MG such as hot flashes or joint pain.
Should calcium be taken with ANOSAM 1MG?
It is advisable to take calcium and vitamin D supplements while ANOSAM 1MG is taken since the medicine may cause bone loss as a side effect which can be monitored by bone mineral density (BMD) test if done every 1 to 2 years.
Is it better to take [GBNKEYWORD] in the morning or at night?
Take ANOSAM 1MG as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Is ANOSAM 1MG safe to use in children?
ANOSAM 1MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age due to lack of safety and effectiveness. Generally, breast cancer occurs in older women. However, consult your doctor for advice before taking ANOSAM 1MG.