Anastronat : Anastrozole IP 1 Mg Tablets


Brand Name : Anastronat 
Composition : Anastrozole IP
Manufactured by : Natco Pharma Limited
Form : Tablets
Packing : Pack of 30 Tablets


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What is Anastronat 1 mg Tablet ?

Anastronat is an anti-cancer hormone therapy that contains “Anastrozole IP” as an active ingredient. This medication belongs to a class of medications called nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitors. In order to achieve the best results, this prescription medicine should be taken only after consultation with the doctor about the dosage and duration of taking it.

When is Anastronat 1 mg tablet prescribed ?

Anastronat (Anastrozole) tablets are used to treat breast cancer in women who have gone through the menopause.

How Does Anastronat (Anastrozole) Tablets Work ?

Many breast cancers are sensitive to oestrogen, and they need this hormone to grow. These types of breast cancer are termed ‘hormone receptor positive’. After the menopause, oestrogen is no longer made in the ovaries. Instead, it’s made in the fatty tissues of the body. This happens when an enzyme called aromatase changes other hormones into oestrogen.

Anastrozole works by blocking this enzyme (aromatase). This reduces the amount of oestrogen in your body, which slows the growth of the cancer cells. Anastronat (Anastrozole) also prevent breast cancer from spreading to other areas of the body and also reduces risk of developing cancer in the other breast.

What are the adverse effects of Anastronat 1 mg Tablets ?

Side effects are unwanted effects of a medicine. Anastronat may cause some serious, life-threatening side-effects. Side effects can range from mild to severe and the risk of getting those varies from person to person. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine :

Common Side Effects of Anastronat Tablets : Headache ; Hot flushes ; Nausea ; Rash ; Joint pain or stiffness ; Sleepiness ; Hair thinning ; Bone or muscle pain ; Feeling weak ; Vomiting ; Loss of appetite etc.

Serious Side Effects of Anastronat Tablets : Swelling of the face, tongue and throat (angioedema) ; Vaginal bleeding ; Sudden shortness of breath ; Chest pain or discomfort ; Difficult or painful urination ; Raised level of calcium in the blood (hypercalcaemia) etc.

Not all side effects are listed above. If you experience any other side-effects which you think may be due Anastrozole 1mg tablets, speak with your doctor or pharmacist for further advice.

What are the safety measures of Anastronat 1mg ?

Before Taking Anastronat cancer medicine, it is important to understand all precautions or safety information associated 

Follow the following prescription medicine precautions :

  Anastronat may be harmful for your baby during pregnancy. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future.
  This medicine is not indicated for use in women. It is not known if  Anastronat is excreted in human milk. Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from  Anastronat a decision should be made to either discontinue nursing, or discontinue the drug taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
  Your health care professional can check blood tests to regularly monitor your liver and kidney function, while you are taking Anastronat. It is also important to check your levels of blood cells and other substances in the blood.
  Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to Anastronat, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in Anastronat medicine. This medication is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Anastronat.
  If you take Anastronat, you must stop drinking alcohol. This is one of the ways to prevent this disease from getting worse. If you are dependent on alcohol and want to stop drinking, your doctor can recommend a therapy that’s tailored for your needs.
  If you use other prescription drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of this cancer medicine may change. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your pharmacist can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.
  Missing a dose of Anastronat can upset your treatment plan. If you do miss one of your doses, take it as soon as you remember, unless it’s almost time to take your next dose. In this case, you should just skip the missed dose. Don’t take a double dose to “make up” for the one you missed. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
  Do not take Anastronat the use by (expiry) date printed on the pack. Do not take it if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.
  During your treatment with Anastronat, it is very important for your doctor to know about your medical history if you have Kidney problems, hepatitis, liver problems, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), triglycerides, diabetes or other health problems.


What are the storage instructions for Anastronat?

Patients must properly store the drug to retain its quality and efficacy. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner.

  • Store intact vials at room temperature of 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Reconstituted solution and infusion solution are stable for 24 hours when refrigerated at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F).
  • When you aren’t injecting, store Anastronat Pre-filled syringes in a place that’s protected from light.
  • Make sure to always keep your medicine in an area of your home that is out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use Anastronat if the liquid in the vial looks discolored or cloudy, or if the liquid has lumps, flakes, or particles.
  • Do not freeze Anastronat.

Prescription Required:

In order to legally purchase this medicine from, you’ll require a prescription from your Registered Medical Practitioner.


The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.


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