FAQs ABOUT ARMOTRAZ 1MG
Can ARMOTRAZ 1MG affect bone health?
Yes. ARMOTRAZ 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 ARMOTRAZ 1MG on my own?
No, do not stop taking ARMOTRAZ 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 ARMOTRAZ 1MG a form of chemotherapy?
No. ARMOTRAZ 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. ARMOTRAZ 1MG is a hormone therapy.
Who should avoid taking ARMOTRAZ 1MG?
ARMOTRAZ 1MG is not recommended if you still have menstrual periods, are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, allergic to ARMOTRAZ 1MG. Consult your doctor before taking ARMOTRAZ 1MG.
What if I forget to take a dose of ARMOTRAZ 1MG?
If you forget to take a dose of ARMOTRAZ 1MG just take your next dose as normal. Do not take two doses of ARMOTRAZ 1MG at the same time to make up for a forgotten dose.
What are the most common side effects of ARMOTRAZ 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 ARMOTRAZ 1MG?
It is best to avoid or limit alcohol intake when ARMOTRAZ 1MG is taken, since alcohol can raise your risk of experiencing side effects from ARMOTRAZ 1MG such as hot flashes or joint pain.
Should calcium be taken with ARMOTRAZ 1MG?
It is advisable to take calcium and vitamin D supplements while ARMOTRAZ 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 ARMOTRAZ 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 ARMOTRAZ 1MG safe to use in children?
ARMOTRAZ 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 ARMOTRAZ 1MG.