Review: Arimidex and Milk Thistle
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Arimidex and Milk Thistle. It is created by eHealthMe based on 3 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 2, 2014: 3 people who reported to have interactions when taking Arimidex, Milk Thistle are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Arimidex (anastrozole)
- Milk Thistle (milk thistle)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Arimidex, Milk Thistle:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Urinary Tract Infection||3|
|Peristalsis Visible (visible wavelike muscular contractions of the alimentary canal or other tubular structures)||3|
|Localised Oedema (fluid retention in a particular part of the body)||3|
|Bone Density Abnormal||3|
|Lip Disorder (disease of lip)||3|
|Parosmia (distortion of the sense of smell, as in smelling odours that are not present)||3|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Arimidex, Milk Thistle:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Joint Sprain (an injury to joint surrounding flexible fibres)||2|
|Back Pain - Low||2|
|Biopsy Lung Abnormal||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Neuropathy peripheral
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
- Bone density decreased
- Cancer - breast
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Calcium carbonate
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Arimidex (anastrozole) is often used to treat breast cancer. Milk Thistle (milk thistle) is often used to treat liver function test abnormal. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Arimidex is used in:
- Milk thistle is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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Comments from related studies:
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I've been having a lot of lower back pain in the last several weeks with it tending to shoot down legs as well. It is most painful when lying down or sitting down. I exercise (run) every other day and refraining from doing that has not helped the pain. Back feels best when I'm up and moving around. Most mornings the pain is around a 7.
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- Did aanyone suffer a bitter taste after taking arimidex and how did you cure it
AFTER TAKING ARIMIDEX FOR THREE WEEKS I DEVELOPED SEVER METALLIC BITTER TASTE IN MY MOUTH. IT HAS GOTTON WORSE.I HAVE NOT TAKEN ANY OTHER DRUGS. DID THIS HAPPEN TO YOU....IF SO HOW DID YOU CURE YOURSELF AND HOW LONG DID IT TAKE
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