What is Armotraz 10 Tablet?
Armotraz Tablet contains salt called Anastrozole. It belongs to a group of medicines called Anti-cancer drugs. It belongs to a category of drugs known as Aromatase inhibitors. It is used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It functions to lower the estradiol concentration in the blood which slows down the tumor and its growth.
What is Anastrozole used for?
Anastrozole is sold under the brand name Arimidex. It is a medication used in addition to other treatments for breast cancer in women after menopause. Some breast cancers are made to grow faster by a natural hormone called estrogen. Anastrozole decreases the amount of estrogen the body makes and helps to slow or reverse the growth of these breast cancers. It works to reduce the amount of estrogen the body makes. This can slow or stop the growth of many types of breast cancer cells that need estrogen to grow.
What is breast cancer?
Breast cancer refers to the disease in which there is an overgrowth of cells in the breast which may go out of control. It’s most likely to affect women over the age of 50. The breast is the tissue overlying the chest muscles. It produces milk or fatty tissue. The breast is made up of connective tissue that contains the glands that make milk.
- How does breast cancer originate?
Breast cancer originates in your breast tissue. It occurs when breast cells change and grow out of control. It creates a mass of tissue called a tumor. Breast cancer can occupy and grow into the tissue surrounding your breast. It can travel to other parts of the body and form new tumors. This stage is called metastasis ( cancerous).
- What are the signs and symptoms of breast cancer?
Breast cancer symptoms can vary from person to person. Some possible signs of breast cancer include:
- A change in the size, shape, or texture of breast cancer.
- A mass or lump, which seems as small as a pea
- A lump or thickening in or near your breast
- A change in the look or feel of your skin on the breast or nipple
- Redness of the skin on the breast or nipple
- A blood stain or clear fluid discharge from the nipple.
Before taking medicine consult your doctor. Take it once a day with food as directed by your doctor. The dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking medicine before your doctor’s advice.
The most common side effects of this medicine include insomnia ( difficulty in sleeping), headache, nausea, and joint pain. If these side effects may become serious, consult with your doctor and get relief from all side effects.
The benefit of the Armotraz Tablet
- In the treatment of breast cancer
Breast cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the breast. Breast cancer is sometimes caused by inherited gene changes. Aromasin 25 mg Tablet relieves the symptoms of breast cancer such as breast lumps, bloody discharge from the nipple, or changes in the shape or texture of the breast. It works to change the production of those hormones in the body that are essential for the growth and spread of breast cancer. It may also interconnect with other hormones. It stops or kills the cancer cells. It reduces its growth. It prevents its multiplication and spreading.
The side effect of Armotraz Tablet
There are Some major and minor side effects of this medicine. But not all side effects need a doctor’s attention. If you may experience any side effects that become serious, You may consult your doctor.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine include
- Insomnia (Difficulty in sleeping)
- Increased sweating
- Muscle or joint pain
How is the Armotraz Tablet taken?
Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. It may be taken with food. The dose and duration will decide by your doctor. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Much other medicine can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using during the treatment.
How does the Armotraz Tablet work?
Armotraz Tablet effectively helps in the treatment of breast cancer by cutting down the amount of hormone called estrogen. It acts on muscles, breast tissue, and fatty tissue where the enzyme aromatase is present. This tablet helps in the formation of estrogen. It stops the production of aromatase and decreases the combination of estrogen. It lowers cancer cell formation.