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  1. Tacycardia
    ... clot was suspected, but was not the case. I am on Arimidex , had my right breast removed in May this year and ... wondering if the combination of two general anaesthetics, Arimidex and asthma contributed to this tacycardia and breathlessnes ... sometimes just being still, it will race. Would Arimidex have these side affects. Arimidex suits me in all...
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  2. If you are on tamoxifen.....
    ... stage 4. When that stopped working, the docs used arimidex and a couple of other drugs. I took Tamoxifen for...
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  3. periods while on arimidex
    ... switching to tamox. It took a while to get used to the arimidex and I don't want to have to get used to the side effects...
    ... I would talk to the person who is prescribing the Arimidex . When I started it I was told it was for postmenopausal...
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  4. Core Needle Biopsy Results
    ... radiation treatments and am now on hormone therapy ( Arimidex ) for five years. I had a stage 1, grade 1, negative...
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  5. MRI Guided Biopsy--how does it work?
    ... IN FOR 5 DAYS OF RADIATION TWICE A DAY I AM NOW ON ARIMIDEX FOR FIVE YEARS AND WILL HAVE A MAMMAGRAM TWICE A YEAR...
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  6. Lumpectomy, radiation question
    ... me, the worst part has been getting use to taking Arimidex . Also, my first mammogram caused a lot of problems...
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  7. I hate Femara, How about you?
    ... pain got unbearable while on aromasin..switched to arimidex and joint and muscle pain seem to have gotten a little...
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  8. Arimidex
    ... 3274024]I took Tamoxifin for 2 1/2 years and then Arimidex . My muscle and joint pain got worse and worse until ... remaining pain is going to be permanent. I have been on Arimidex since Jan 2007. My joints are starting to really...
    ... Hi I Have Been On Arimidex Since Nov. 27 And The Only Side Effects I Have Noticed...
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  9. felling lost and alone
    ... finishing up my 30radiation therapy treatements. Arimidex is next. I do have some concerns about the drug,...
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  10. Tamoxifen And Arimidex Conflict
    ... Hi Red, how ya doin?? I am on arimidex ..switched over from tamoxifen (after two years and ... very painful and unbearable..after the break I began arimidex ..I am looking to complete my 5yr total plan so I have...
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  11. Well Had My Surgery
    ... Did they give you much info on why tamoxifen and not arimidex , why no chemo, etc. I would like to hear other opinions...
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  12. IBS Like Effects from Arimidex??
    ... Hi MJUK, You should do a search on the internet for Arimidex , you can find a listing of the side effects from that ... drug..I take arimidex too, and have suffered from all the things that your ... also 2 other cancer drugs in the same family as the arimidex (aromatose inhibitors) they are aromasin and femara ... have already taken the aromasin, and chose to try arimidex and hope for less complications. My muscles seem to...
    ... sleep and also check out the other alternatives to Arimidex . Best MJ...
    ... also with the stomach burns if she has some. With Arimidex I had chills and leg pains. I switched to Femara the...
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  13. Ductile Carcinoma
    ... put you on tamoxifen or one of the ai's, aromasin, arimidex or femara, all depending on whether you are pre or ... some issues with side effects, I then switched to arimidex which, for me, doesnt seem as bad. My sister in law...
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  14. Kd
    ... to an Aromatose Inhibitor, which I take now..called arimidex . You will be getting alot of info from your drs...
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  15. Femara and dizziness
    ... Hi Elga, I take arimidex , and I did have some dizziness at first..but not that...
    ... when I do too much, my bones ache. I started with Arimidex , but it made me crazy....I was a nervous wreck. Being...
    ... Hi CJAMMOM and Jiezz, I also was on Arimidex but the leg pains in the evening woke me up so had...
    ... hi elga,I have switched from aromasin to arimidex ...and for the last few nights, the leg pain is awful...
    ... Well cjmmom for me one month and 1/2 or Arimidex was all I could take on account of those leg pains ... pains are tolerable, just noticable, nothing like Arimidex , hope that does not change. Maybe you could switch...
    ... aromasin because of.....leg pains!! I have been on arimidex for about 2months and the last three days...my legs ... really bad, so when I switched I have been taking arimidex in the morning, I was doing ok with that until the...
    ... Hello again cjammom I tried taking Arimidex at night and in the morning, nothing changed, I was...
    ... aromasins side effects were worse,so far anyway, than arimidex . From what I understand aromasin is the only one that ... the longer I am on it..at first I thought that the arimidex would be side effect free for me...until after a few...
    ... stick it out with Femara. My experience was worst with Arimidex , the sore legs unbarable, I'll be switching my antidepressa...
    ... come to this heathboard along time ago! I tried Arimidex for a DAY! I was so tired and achy, I could barely...
    ... aromasin..stopped because the pain was too bad, I take arimidex now which I seem to be handling better..oh, the pain ... others, maybe one will not have such bad effects as the arimidex .. I have learned so much from breast cancer boards...
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  16. Roll Call
    ... radical, no chem, no rad., and I tamoxifen, and now arimidex . What stage was your cancer? Was it in your lymph ... receptive cancer are very treatable! I find the tamoxifen, arimidex , etc. does make you tired. I definitely do not have...
    ... before!! I too have muscle and bone pain, I take arimidex ..first started on aromasin, and delt with the pain ... until I could no longer take it!! I seem better on the arimidex ..I go to pt. however, and I think he has helped me...
    ... and Teeeee lol. I kept watchin on the other page ( arimidex ) and thought I lost ya but here ya are :) Hi to ... taxol, followed by 31 doses of radiation. I am now on Arimidex and doing okay. Tiredness is my main complaint, i...
    ... effects from the aromatose inhibitor that I take ( arimidex ). Congrats on getting the computer..I love it, there...
    ... still have pain so wondering if any of it is due to my arimidex but doubt cuz its only in my right upper leg, right...
    ... tubes (im bracII positive) I'm now suppose to be on Arimidex but it made me so sick achy and tired. I'm now debating...
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  17. Chemo
    ... Hey JoJo, I just answered u on the arimidex page but I'm sending hugs to you by the dozen to help...
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  18. Has any mast.patient ever had....
    ... pounds this month woo hoo :) I also told him about Arimidex elevated the cholesterol and HDL. Mine weren't too...
    ... ya...do you have alot of...ummmm..gas since your on arimidex ..it just kinda started with me, and its awful!!! pains...
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  19. femara
    ... I meant Arimidex ...
    ... Hi, Im on arimidex ..but I know of others on femara, the side effects ... and joint pain, took 5weeks off and am now giving arimidex a try...so far, for me it doesnt seem as bad..My sister...
    ... have been taking Femara since Sept. I started on Arimidex and had to stop it because it made me so nervous....
    Medications also discussed in this post: arimidex Femara aromasin

  20. Please help us understand
    ... I started on tamoxifen, stopped that and started arimidex . Hopefully for your Grandmother, the lump is beign...
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  21. Mammogram question
    ... which means that we are not really sure that the arimidex is even helping..but I'm still here..4yrs later!!...
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  22. Armpit
    ... did just chemo, then took tamoxifen and am now on arimidex . I havent had any recurrances, and count my blessings...
    ... did just chemo, then took tamoxifen and am now on arimidex . I havent had any recurrances, and count my blessings...
    ... effects I have switched to another one of the AI's arimidex ...have been on it for about a month and so far feeling...
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  23. Arimidex
    ... miserable..its been about a month and a half now on arimidex ..and I know exactly how you feel! Some days I feel...
    ... miserable..its been about a month and a half now on arimidex ..and I know exactly how you feel! Some days I feel...
    ... depressed I couldn't get out of bed. I switched to Arimidex and it did not take long for me to start having bone ... he felt like the neurophy in my feet was due to the arimidex . My oncologist will not address any of the medication...
    ... and radiation and this past Dec. 12th I started my arimidex . I don't really know all the side-effects and which ... problems i've been having are related to the arimidex . I got the neuropathy from chemo and my onc said ... worse. I initially thought it was bone pain from my arimidex but my onc told me usually the bone pain from arimidex ... my risk for fractures is also increased if i'm on Arimidex . Were you guys told this? They said it may be fractured...
    ... and radiation and this past Dec. 12th I started my arimidex . I don't really know all the side-effects and which ... problems i've been having are related to the arimidex . I got the neuropathy from chemo and my onc said ... worse. I initially thought it was bone pain from my arimidex but my onc told me usually the bone pain from arimidex ... my risk for fractures is also increased if i'm on Arimidex . Were you guys told this? They said it may be fractured...
    ... other breast removed do I have to continue with the arimidex ? Thanks for responding!...
    ... would guess yes you'd have to finish your course of Arimidex even if the other breast doesn't have cancer. I plan...
    ... helping but the pain is not gone..but better. Yes, arimidex , according to the manufacturer can increase risk of...
    ... said. My her2 was positive so am able to take the arimidex . I had one cluster of nodes removed which contained...
    ... of my diabetes, lexapro for my depression-coping; arimidex :) ; 3 senekot for you know what (hahahaha) Then...
    ... seasons have change. I am on Toprol XL, Dyazide, and Arimidex . I use naprosyn sometimes, I'm in pain most all the...
    ... yeast rice. I believe that one of the side effects of arimidex is elevated cholest. [COLOR="Magenta"][/COLOR ...
    ... Hey Teresa, I wasn't aware Arimidex causes elevated cholesterol. i will have to make...
    ... continue because you have had such great results. Arimidex does cause increase in cholesterol level and LDL levels...
    ... yeast rice a day. Do you guys use omega-3? Then with Arimidex increasing our cholesterol were kind of stuck between ... pain has been bothering me since after I started the Arimidex tho on 12/18/06. It also says that risk factors include ... diabetes. I should dump all my meds except for my arimidex and diabetic and blood pressure meds. Hmmm will have ... see what it says. I'm sure my docs don't know that arimidex elevates cholesterol. I'll see what they say about...
    ... trouble sleeping too. Mine presently is from the Arimidex i take. Soooo a couple of times a week I take my...
    ... any more til I discovered I had insomnia from the arimidex so might take it 2-3 times a week. No pain from the...
    ... questions. The first one is easy I think lol. On arimidex have you noticed a DRY mouth and lips? I sure do...
    ... really started to put the weigh on me. I don't find arimidex much different. The few steroid shots I had didn't ... skin is dry, eyes are dry etc. I don't know if it is arimidex , could be something else. Swelling is down.....
    ... My Mom has been on Arimidex for 2 years for Stage I Breast Cancer. She is walking...
    ... I just started Arimidex last month after a lumpectomy and 33 radiation treatments ... impressed with the long term results of drug studies for arimidex for women in my situation and so far am glad it is...
    ... diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in 2006. Have been on Arimidex for over a year now and have been one of the lucky...
    ... Hi, I am taking Arimidex , for two months. I took Femara for two months, and ... so much leg pain, I was taken off Femara and put on Arimidex . Now, I am having worse pain than while on Femara...
    ... diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in 2006. Have been on Arimidex for over a year now and have been one of the lucky ... results? I don't know how this works. I have been on Arimidex for 2 years with little problem. But my hair is...
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  24. Radiation after breast cancer lumpectomy?
    ... Lumpectomy, followed by radiation.. she started on Arimidex but her body did not handle well so she decided the...
    ... high. My highest was in the 500s. Now I'm on the Arimidex 1mg a day for the next 5 years. I'm not sure what ... My oncologist didn't think that was related to my arimidex because I have ruined my lumbar spine related to my ... job for 38 years. She said usually arimidex bone pain will be in your hands or feet so i'm not...
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  25. Mammo done on breasts with implants?
    ... been on tamoxifen and aromasin..and am now trying arimidex so far it's 4yrs and no sign of any recurrence! Best...
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  26. Taking Tomaxifen - Can't Sleep!
    ... mix are very important to consider. I was put on Arimidex after surgery, etc., and after 3 weeks got the 'anxieties...
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  27. Arimidex - side effects?
    ... Hi Gals, I had been taking Arimidex for three weeks and then experienced relatively severe...
    ... I started taking Arimidex and in 2 days, I felt like I was on speed...My insides...
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  28. Test tumor to determine need for chemo
    ... oncologist expecting to be told about treatment with Arimidex . Instead, he is planning to have a test done on my...
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  29. breast cancer that spread to the lungs
    ... ago the treatment route chosen by doc is to be on arimidex due to being estrogen positive and hysterectomy in...
    ... ago the treatment route chosen by doc is to be on arimidex due to being estrogen positive and hysterectomy in ... giving this advice or a regular md? we are all on arimidex and i had my ovaries removed cause i was gettign periods...
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  30. joint pain from arimidex
    ... My sister-in-law said that Arimidex does indeed cause muscle and joint pain and is extremely...
    ... muscle pain that i have also had. i began taking arimidex in october 2005. my oncologist tells me that for ... i hate to complain ---and my oncologist says the arimidex salesman says that arimidex doesn't cause pain but...
    ... Hi Bonnie, I have been on Arimidex since July 2004. I had my ovaries removed 2005. All ... of my friends on arimidex have severe joint pain and walk like 95 year old ladies ... while on the norco so my oncoligist had me go off arimidex for 6 weeks to see if my pain would get any better ... but it did not. My one friend has decided to go off arimidex and take tamoxifen and she feels much better. I'm ... around for 20 years and is very successful but i feel arimidex (and it could all be in my head) has better statistic ... zest for life. i am afraid that after the 5 years on arimidex who knows what permanant damage it may have done....
    ... january 20th since i had the mastectomy. i do think arimidex is proving to be better than tamoxifen. stage 3, ... pill. but, will i be able to walk after 5 years on arimidex ???? it was interesting to hear that you still had ... recognize that the pain is real? mine said that the arimidex salesman says that it does not cause pain. i wondered ... also - but i know my oncologist strongly feels that arimidex is better... and i don't want more cancer. tough...
    ... GETTING PERIODS BACK AFTER CHEMO AND IF YOU HAVE PERIOD ARIMIDEX IS GOOD FOR NOTHING. SO AT 48 I HAD THEM REMOVED. ... FOR YOUR DOCTOR TO SAY THAT THERE IS NO PAIN WITH ARIMIDEX IS CRAZY. EVERY RESEARCH INFORMATION STATES THE 1ST ... YES, AFTER 5 YEARS WILL WE BE CRIPPLED DUE TO THE ARIMIDEX ? THAT IS A GOOD QUESTION THAT NO ONE CAN ANSWER. I ... TO YOU SORRY! YOU ARE RIGHT, AFTER 6 WEEKS OFF OF ARIMIDEX MY PAIN DID NOT GET ANY BETTER WHICH MIGHT LEAD ME...
    ... shelley to set it straight... the drug sales rep for arimidex is the one who says it doesn't cause pain (not my...
    ... everyone, I thought I may as well chime in on the Arimidex question. There is definitely pain. Pain that makes ... and a heart attack in Nov. 2004. My oncologist says Arimidex had nothing to do w/ my heart attack.He was upset ... specialist. You see, the lacrimal glands use estrogen, and Arimidex negates estrogen. I'm not really sure of the cause ... some input from others about their experience with Arimidex . At the moment I've stopped taking it. I'd appreciate...
    ... visited my oncologist twice. i have stopped taking arimidex and am back on tamoxifen. the pain began to subside ... will know how to direct you. the added benefits of arimidex were not sufficient for me to continue - considering ... like the other. i did not have eye problems with arimidex . i hope you get that figured out soon. tamoxifen ... better! the muscles around my heart hurt while taking arimidex - actually, every muscle & bone hurt. i don't know ... if arimidex could cause a heart attack but it definitely causes...
    ... I have been on Arimidex with monthly zolodex shots for 3 years now. I do...
    ... 4 days ago I stopped taking Arimidex after 1 year of increasing bone pain. Talk about walking ... had to get prescription drops for. I wasn't aware of Arimidex being the possible cause---thanks for the info....
    ... medical oncologist has mentioned that I will be put on arimidex because I had a stroke six years ago and there is ... less chance of blood clots with arimidex . I already have osteoarthritis and after reading ... these posts, I am petrified about taking arimidex . Is there anyone out there that did not experience...
    ... note that the lack of estrogen (which is blocked by arimidex and tamoxifen) can cause dry eyes. it's all quite ... i have my life back now that i have been off of arimidex for 3 1/2 months. hooray the pain has almost completely...
    ... after reading these posts, I am petrified about taking arimidex . Is there anyone out there that did not experience ... DCIS, I could just have well continued taking the Arimidex and put up with the side effects. But that's me.....
    ... muscle pain that i have also had. i began taking arimidex in october 2005. my oncologist tells me that for ... i hate to complain ---and my oncologist says the arimidex salesman says that arimidex doesn't cause pain but ... this site not really expecting to find much about Arimidex . I was pleasantly surprized.I had breast cancer surgery ... Started Tamoxifen and for whatever reason, switched to Arimidex . I've had super intense pain in my hips and upper ... able to walk. But the real reason why I've stopped my Arimidex is because with out previous problems,I suffered a ... serious heart attack in Nov. 2004. Oncologist insisted Arimidex wasn't the culprit. And he was not pleased that I ... through something similiar? I might add, though I'm off Arimidex for about 6 weeks; the joint pain remains, though...
    ... 4 days ago I stopped taking Arimidex after 1 year of increasing bone pain. Talk about walking ... had to get prescription drops for. I wasn't aware of Arimidex being the possible cause---thanks for the info. Hi ... eyes. My cataracts are very bad. Oncologist said no, Arimidex has nothing to do with it! Pain in hips when I get...
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  31. breast cancer that spread to the lungs
    ... figured she was given a death sentence. she is on arimidex right now and had bc removed 5 yrs ago was on tamoxifin ... after that switched to arimidex when found lung cancer in august. hysterectomy...
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  32. Newly diagnosed
    ... later and I won fight with oncologist to put me on Arimidex (the newest approved medication for BC stage one)...
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  33. Kalie where are you
    ... cancer had returned...mets to the bones. She was on Arimidex that worked for awhile, then a first time on Xeloda...
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  34. Metastatic Breast Cancer -- anyone on Abraxane?
    ... determined she had mets to the bones. Dr's put her on Arimidex and that worked for awhile. Then when that was no...
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  35. Breast Cancer and Xeloda
    ... taking this drug for several months. She started with Arimidex on this latest round. That worked for awhile but then...
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  36. Faslodex treatments
    ... 2000 and was given breifly tamoxifin but changed to arimidex due to vaginal bleeding (ended up getting a hysterectomy...
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  37. Progression/Breast Cancer ???
    ... up on her liver. They changed her medication from Arimidex to Faslodex and she has been having trouble getting ... due to bleeding from tamoxifin treatment changed to arimidex and now faslodex. We are looking for alternatives...
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  38. Arimidex Dangers Please Read!
    ... I Have An Ad For Arimidex In Front Of Me, And On The Back Under Side Effects...
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  39. NEED information On Breast Cancer Treatment!!
    ... and everything is checking out fine they put her on Arimidex . WOW did that affect her..........she has so much...
    ... and everything is checking out fine they put her on Arimidex . WOW did that affect her..........she has so much...
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  40. tomoxifin vs. arimedex?
    ... I am on Arimidex , which my oncologist says is very effective. Tamoxifen ... cancer surgery. If you have a higher risk for that, Arimidex is better. Also, Tamoxifen is rougher on people with ... type of tumor she had, and if she is postmenopausal. Arimidex will only be prescribed if she has gone through menopause...
    ... complications. Have you had any side effects with Arimidex and how long do you have to take it? Thanks!...
    ... doing well with her treatment. I am going to take Arimidex for five years, and I think that's standard for both ... settled in. One thing my oncologist did say was that Arimidex works especially well on microcalicifications on the...
    ... One other thing that is coming into play is cost. Arimidex is significantly more expensive. I guess it depends...
    ... Chemo stopped my periods. Today my doctor prescribed Arimidex for me. I am wondering if becasue my periods stopped...
    ... the treatments are giving you too hard of a time. Arimidex is only effective in post-menopausal women. Your ... blood test during your usual lab workup. I've been on Arimidex for quite some time. Good luck to you! ...
    ... no side effects as of yet. She did ask him about Arimidex . His suggestion was to go with the Tomoxifen. In...
    ... wasn't given radiation or any continuing drugs like arimidex or tomoxifin after completing chemo. Over the last...
    ... several years after breast cancer. I personally am on Arimidex , a great number of others are on Tamoxifen, etc.....
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  41. TAMOXIFEN - FASLODEX
    ... floating around in the body with nowhere to go. Aromasin, Arimidex and Femara stop the body from making any estrogen...
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  42. ARIMIDEX
    ... negative. I did external beam radiation and was placed on Arimidex . This drug, while being touted as the new "gold ... years, and those horror stories are readily available, Arimidex nightmares are hard to find on message boards. ... Cheryl Cheryl, I have also had trouble with Arimidex and am going off of it. Because of the quality of ... severely enough to cause these problems. I was told that Arimidex has far fewer and milder side effects than Tamoxifin ... so I have no incentive whatsover to try Tamoxifin! Arimidex caused 10-12 severe hot flashes per day (I logged ... cancer patients having trouble with side effects from Arimidex and other hormonal therapies. My body is telling ... reading is the trivialization of side effects from Arimidex by the writers, including the doctors quoted on this...
    ... I Have An Ad For Arimidex In Front Of Me And All Of Your Simptoms Are Listed...
    ... same lumpectomey and radiation and have been taking Arimidex since Feb. I've talked to my doctor about all these ... it's worry that's causing all these problems, not Arimidex . I am so confused about whether to continue taking...
    ... I was lying down not able to move or talk. I am on Arimidex 1 year. I do have much more side efects than you do ... depression worse but doctor said I have to stick to Arimidex . I am having control every three months and I have...
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  43. Just introducing myself..
    ... Aromasin is an AI (aromatose inhibator), as are arimidex and femara. I am considering stopping this medication...
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