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Composition for Altraz Products

Altraz Products are primarily used for

About Altraz Products

Uses of Altraz Products

Anastrozole is used in the treatment of breast cancer. It is used with other treatments such as surgery or radiation to treat breast cancer in women who have attained menopause.

Altraz Products side effects


Side Effects of Altraz are Headache, Hot flashes, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Nausea, Osteoporosis, Skin rash, Weakness.

How Altraz Products work

Anastrozole is an aromatase inhibitor. It works by lowering the amount of estrogen (natural female hormone) produced in the body. This can lower or stop the growth of some breast cancer cells that need estrogen to grow.

Patient Concerns about Altraz Products

Frequently asked questions about Altraz Products

Frequently asked questions about Anastrozole

Q. Does Altraz Tablet cause weight gain?
Yes, Altraz Tablet may cause weight gain, but it is not very common. There could be other reasons as well which can lead to weight gain such as menopause. However, if you gain weight while taking Altraz Tablet, take low-calorie diet and exercise regularly. Consult your doctor or a nutritionist to help you lose weight.
Q. Does Altraz Tablet cause hair loss?
Yes, Altraz Tablet commonly affects the hair by making them thin which further leads to hair loss. However, it does not occur in everyone. Hair thinning probably occurs due to estrogen lowering effect of Altraz Tablet. These effects are not permanent and may revert after some time. If it concerns you then talk to your doctor for another alternative medicine to avoid damage to hair.
Q. Why do bodybuilders use Altraz Tablet?
Bodybuilders who take anabolic steroids for bodybuilding take Altraz Tablet to reduce the production of estrogen which is a side effect of anabolic steroids. An increase in estrogen levels in bodybuilders may result in high pitched female voice, shrinking of the testicles or penis, and breast enlargement. In order to avoid such characteristics bodybuilders take Altraz Tablet.
Q. Can Altraz Tablet be taken at night?
Altraz Tablet can be taken anytime of the day. Take it exactly as prescribed by your doctor. You can take it with or without food. Do not crush, break, or chew the tablet.
Q. While on Altraz Tablet how should patients be monitored?
While you are taking Altraz Tablet your doctor will get blood tests done to check blood cell counts and investigate liver and kidney functions. Along with that, the doctor may advise a bone scan if you are at risk for osteoporosis, which may also occur due to Altraz Tablet treatment.
Q. In what situations should I contact my doctor, while taking Altraz Tablet?
You should contact your doctor if you experience any serious adverse reaction. It is important to inform the doctor in case of prolonged or severe nausea or vomiting, extreme weakness, and extreme pain. Along with that, consult your dotor if you have taken more than the recommended dose of Altraz Tablet.
Q. What is the most important information that I should know about Altraz Tablet?
The most important information that you need to be aware of while using Altraz Tablet is that it can cause heart disease. Women who have early breast cancer and have blockage of arteries in the heart may have an increase in symptoms of decreased blood flow to their heart. Seek help if you experience shortness of breath or have a new or worsening chest pain.
Q. Which medicines should not be used with Altraz Tablet?
Altraz Tablet should not be used with tamoxifen as it may lower the effectiveness of Altraz Tablet. The working of Altraz Tablet gets affected by medicines which contain estrogen such as birth control pills, estrogen creams, vaginal rings, and vaginal suppositories.

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Altraz Tablet
strip of 14 tablets
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