Brand Names : Arimidex
Anastrozole (an-ASS-troh-zole) is a medicine that is used to treat breast cancer.
Many breast cancer tumors grow in response to estrogen. This medicine interferes
with the production of estrogen in the body. As a result, the amount of estrogen
that the tumor is exposed to is reduced, limiting the growth of the tumor.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage form(s):
Tablets (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
In Canada -