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MysteryMouse
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Re: Armidex

Hi Islander

 

I too am on it along with Zolodex Injections and have been on for a year after switching from Tamoxifen.

 

I do have some joint pain however it is mainly just in my ankles and feet and mainly worse in the morning first thing when I get out of bed. Not bad now at all as my body seems to have got used to it.  I do have some hot flushes but these are mild really and not so bad compared to what others have suffered.  I have tried to keep to the same brand each month as I think that helps but compared to being on Tamoxifen it is for me much much better as I don't have any mood problems on Anastrazole unlike the Tamoxifen which caused severe anxiety.

 

Don't worry I'm sure that most people on it are doing fine.  I should add that I am quite fit and enjoy jogging and yes whilst I won't win any records for speed or style I can still do this! 🙂 

 

Good luck!

 

MM

x

islander
Member

Re: Armidex

Thank you also for reply and so sorry that you are going through this so young.

islander
Member

Re: Armidex

Thank you so much for your comment. Reassuring.

Emma111
Member

Re: Armidex

I've been on it for a year, along with zoladex to make me postmenopausal as I'm only 38. I feel fine on it. No probs to report. I get slightly warm at times but nothing major. I'm also active and run regularly so I don't stop doing anything xx
Ruthiesings
Member

Re: Armidex

Hello Islander, I had WLE, 4 nodes removed (clear) followed by 15 sessions of radiotherapy in 2015 and have been taking Anastrozole (Arimidex) for almost 3 years now.  The only side effects I've noticed are the hot flushes, occasional mood swings and maybe poorer sleep.  If I have a tropical moment I just joke that "it's the tablets"!  I've also read the comments on the forum and feel extremely fortunate to be tolerating the drug pretty well.  As suggested in other posts, I have kept to the same brand (Teva) so this may have helped, I don't know. Hope you get on OK.

islander
Member

Armidex

I am new to the site and a month on from surgery, WLE and 16 lymph nodes removed. I have healed well, got an appointment for pre radiotherapy in a couple of weeks and began Arimidex yesterday. Having looked through some of the threads I would like to know if anyone has had this treatment without having so many awful side effects?