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Arimidex - The side effects



I have cruised along pretty well for the first 3 years, I had the hot flushes, that was basically the only symptom. Last year I began to get very servere head aches so as you do I did all the tests and I am now still coping with the head aches. I guess I have become used to them. But we did try and find out why? It seems its a side effect.
 I do say this over and over, I believe report things back to Doctors. We know our body better than anyone, if it's not right it's not right. Also you have to stay on Arimdex for 5 years. It looks like the pill. You have to marry it up to the days, plus there is one stronger the last tablet. Hope this helps any questions you have on side effects.


Because Arimidex lowers the amount of estrogen in the body, less estrogen reaches bone cells, which can lead to bone thinning and weakening and a higher-than-average risk of broken bones. This side effect can be very troubling for some women. If you have osteoporosis, your doctor may recommend that you take tamoxifen rather than Arimidex because of this possible side effect.
Still, the ATAC results reported in 2007 showed a finding that hadn't been seen before. The higher risk of broken bones associated with Arimidex disappeared after the women stopped taking Arimidex. The researchers will see if this result continues as more data is collected and analyzed.
Other common side effects of Arimidex are:
Joint pain from taking Arimidex can be troubling. But a 2008 British study suggests that women who experienced joint pain while taking hormonal therapy medicine were less likely to have the breast cancer come back (recur). Knowing that this side effect might indicate a reduced risk of the cancer coming back may help some women stick with treatment despite the side effects.
Some women may have other side effects while taking Arimidex:
Some side effects may mean that you're having an allergic reaction to Arimidex. If you have any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately:

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