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Anastrozole is the generic name for the drug sold under the brand name of Anastrozole.
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No alcohol not even moderate alcohol consumption is advised while taking this drug.
At this time the medical community defines moderate consumption of alcohol as no more than two drinks per day and no more than 14 drinks per week. Anything more than that is considered an unhealthy dependency on alcohol, that may have adverse social, family and health consequences.
If a person drinks only once or twice a week but drinks on the same days each week and more than two drinks this is considered as an alcohol dependency.
If a person binge drinks at any time during the week this is also considered as alcoholism.
Some consider alcoholism as a disease while others consider it an addiction which is the result of personal choice and character fault. This school of thought blames the alcoholism on life style choices.
Personally I consider alcoholism a genetic tendency as I have seen families of alcoholics even when they live far apart. These unfortunate people are probably dependent on alcohol from the first drink.
When alcohol interacts with prescription over the counter drugs it usually results in negative health effects most especially liver damage as the main organ affected.
Before starting advise your physician of any allergies, if you have untreated or uncontrolled epilepsy, a bone marrow disorder, paralytic ileus, intestinal blockage, clozapine infection or immune suppression medication, heart disease, heart rhythm disorder, high blood pressure, history of heart attack or stroke, epilepsy, seizure, lung disease, liver disease, kidney disease, diabetes, bone marrow disorder, blood cell disorder, enlarged prostate, urinary problems, glaucoma or a history of smoking.
This drug will increase blood cholesterol levels and may effect fertility in women.
Do not use this drug if pregnant or attempting to become pregnant.
Common Side Effects
Weakness, nausea, headache, flushing, pain and back pain.
Less Common Side Effects
Breathing difficulties, vomiting, cough, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, appetite loss, bone pain, sore throat, dizzy, rash, dry mouth, swelling in arms, legs or feet, pelvic pain, depression, chest pain and tingling in the hands or feet.
Rare Side Effects
Vaginal bleeding, weight gain, sweating, increased appetite, flu symptoms, fever, neck pain, feeling sick, infection, weight loss, high blood pressure, blood clots with severe leg pain, confusion, sleepless, anxiety, nervous, hair loss, itching, urinary infection, breast pain, anemia, low white blood cell count, muscle ache, broken bones, runny nose, bronchitis and sinus irritation.
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