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Aromatase Inhibitor

How does anastrozole work?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Anastrozole (Arimidex) works by decreasing the amount of estrogen the body makes. This can slow or stop the breast cancer cells, that need estrogen, from growing. Anastrozole belongs to a group of medications called nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitors.

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