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What happens if I miss a dose (Arimidex)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Arimidex)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking anastrozole (Arimidex)?
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
What other drugs will affect anastrozole (Arimidex)?
Anastrozole may not work as well if you take it together with tamoxifen or an estrogen medication (such as hormone replacement therapy, estrogen creams, or birth control pills, injections, implants, skin patches, and vaginal rings). Before you start taking anastrozole, tell your doctor if you also take tamoxifen or estrogen.
There may be other drugs that can interact with anastrozole. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about anastrozole.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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