Breast Cancer Community
cholestrol
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to breast cancer, biopsy, genetics, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, lumps, lumpectomy, lymph node dissection, lymphedema, mammograms, mastectomy, radiation therapy, reconstruction, and self exams.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

cholestrol

Is cholestrol a side effect of arimedex?
Related Discussions
1 Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Hi,

For the purpose of this question, I will assume that you mean to ask whether Arimidex would raise the cholesterol levels. Please let me know if this is correct or if there is something different you want to ask.

Arimidex is Brand name for the drug Anastrazole, which is actually belongs to a class of drugs called the Aromatase inhibitors which is used in Breast Cancer in post-menopausal women.

As far as raising Cholesterol, there is some evidence that it may increase serum lipid levels and therefore people with high lipid levels should monitor lipids while they take Arimidex. It may also induce Myocardial Infarction and therefore such patients would bear the brunt of two effects.

You may find more information on:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anastrozole and http://www.ons.org/publications/journals/cjon/Volume8/Issue1/080187.asp

Let us know if you may need any other information.

Regards
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Breast Cancer Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
Top Breast Cancer Answerers
25201_tn?1255584436
Blank
japdip
587083_tn?1327123862
Blank
zouzi
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
ncmichigan
Willis, MI