I too am on anastrozole and have been for 2 years. I am 70 so some of my problems could be simply down to my age but my ankles hurt, as do my hands. I can cope with that but am horrified by the state of my hair - thinning so much that I have a comb-over to hide the bald patch and even finer and limper than it used to be. When I mentioned my hair at my annual consultation the nearly bald, male, surgeon simply said that I wouldn't go completely bald! (As he was the surgeon who'd operated on my husband's hernia and has nothing whatsoever to do with my situation I wasn't particularly confident that he knew what he was talking about.)
I am sorry you are experiencing joint pain on Anastrozole. I know there are many users who are on Anastrozole and I am sure they will be along to show their support and share their experiences.
You may want to download our leaflet on Anastrozole which you can find here. There is also a thread that has been created by a user (Anastrozol
In the meantime please do call our helpline at 0808 800 6000 who will be able to talk to you about what you are experiencing and offer a friendly ear.