Altraz 1mg Tablet

Brand Name Altraz 1mg Tablet
Salt Composition Anastrozole (1mg)
Strength 1mg
Product Form Tablet
Pack 1 x 14's
Storage Store At Room Temperature (20-25 °C)
Category Anti Cancer
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Lasons India Pvt Ltd
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressLasons India Pvt Ltd, C 18, Dist Raigad, 410208 Land Mark Dena Bank Alkem Laboratories, Taloja, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 410208
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    Medical Description of Altraz 1mg Tablet

    Altraz 1mg Tablet contains Anastrozole it’s an aromatase inhibitor. It shrinks and stops the progression of abnormal cancer cells. Altraz 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This medication can be used to treat breast cancer in males when treated with tamoxifen.


    Altraz 1mg Tablet Uses

    Anastrozole acts on breast cells that are stimulated by estrogen receptors causing cancer. Altraz 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer specially in postmenopausal women. This tablet is not used in children.


    Altraz 1mg Tablet Benefits

    Altraz 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer that has expressive estrogen receptors. It is recommended only in adults.


    Altraz 1mg Tablet Indication

    Altraz 1mg Tablet is an aromatase inhibitor and antineoplastic medication. It inhibits the multiplication or proliferation of abnormal breast cells by inhibiting the estrogen receptors. This tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer in post-menopausal women which is metastatic who have positive or negative estrogen receptor.


    Mechanism of action of Altraz 1mg Tablet

    Altraz 1mg (Anastrozole) is an antineoplastic and an aromatase inhibitor. In postmenopausal women, estrogen is derived from an aromatase enzyme that converts adrenal androgens to estrone and estradiol. Anastrozole is a non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor that reduces serum estrogen and its derivatives levels thus signalling processes for the proliferation of abnormal cells is inhibited. Anastrozole shrinks the abnormal cells and minimises metastasis thus treats and controls cancers or tumors.


    How Altraz 1mg Tablet works

    Anastrozole is an antineoplastic, antiangiogenic and aromatase inhibitor. It inhibits estrogen receptors thus the signalling process for angiogenesis and proliferation of abnormal cells is inhibited. It minimises the growth of abnormal cancer cells and terminates metastasis of tumors or cancers.


    Altraz 1mg Tablet Contraindication

    Absolute contraindication:

    • if you are allergic to Altraz 1mg (Anastrozole 1mg) Tablet or its constituents
    • if you are pregnant
    • if you are breastfeeding

    Relative contraindication:

    • if you have an endocrine disorder
    • if you have a heart disorder
    • if you have a bone disorder
    • if you have cholesterol disorder


    Altraz 1mg Tablet Side Effects

    Common side effects that occur 1:10 patients: Hot flashes, Vasodilation, Fatigue, Mood disturbances, Nausea and vomiting, Weakness, Arthritis, Pain, Arthralgia, Pharyngitis, Depression, Hypertension, Bone pain, cough, Osteoporosis, Rash

    Uncommon side effects that occur 1:100 patients: Back pain, Fracture, Headache, Insomnia, Peripheral edema, Dyspnea, Abdominal pain, Infection, Lymphedema, Diarrhea, Constipation, Breast pain, Dizziness, Urinary tract infection, Chest pain, Dyspepsia, Paresthesia, Anxiety, Cataracts, Sinusitis, Vulvovaginitis, Xerostomia,

    Rare side effects that occur 1:1,000 patients: Breast neoplasm, Bronchitis, Cyst, Diaphoresis, Vaginal bleeding, Ischemic cardiovascular disease, Vaginal hemorrhage, Vaginitis, Leukorrhea, Deep vein thrombosis, Endometrial cancer, Ischemic cerebrovascular event, Weight gain, Lethargy, hepatitis, anaphylaxis, hypercalcemia


    FAQs for Altraz 1mg Tablet

    Is Altraz 1mg (Anastrozole 1mg) Tablet safe during pregnancy?

    No, taking Altraz 1mg Tablet during pregnancy is not recommended thus inform your physician if you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant

    Can Altraz 1mg Tablet be taken while breastfeeding?

    No, in general it is suggested that drugs and their metabolites can pass via breastfeeding thus it is suspected that Altraz 1mg Tablet can also pass via breastfeeding.

    Can Altraz 1mg Tablet be taken while alcohol consumption?

    The interaction is unknown but Altraz 1mg Tablet causes side effects. Thus, consult your physician.

    Can I take a drive or operate heavy machineries while on Altraz 1mg Tablet?

    Altraz 1mg Tablet causes side effects thus caution is used while driving or operating machineries.

    Does Altraz 1mg Tablet cause weight gain or hair loss?

    Yes, Altraz 1mg Tablet causes weight gain and hair loss.


    Precautions and general warning of Altraz 1mg Tablet

    Alcohol

    Intake of alcohol with Altraz 1mg Tablet causes side effects thus caution is required. Consult your physician.

    Driving or operating machinery

    Driving or operating heavy machinery with Altraz 1mg Tablet causes side effects thus caution is required. Consult your physician.

    Pregnancy

    Using Anastrozole during pregnancy may cause embryo-fetal toxicity. Consult your physician.

    Breast Feeding

    Using Anastrozole during Breastfeeding may cause side effects similar to adults. Consult your physician.

    Kidney Problem

    Using Anastrozole may lead to renal failure. This therapy monitor kidney functions before and during treatment. Consult your physician.

    Liver Disease

    During Anastrozole therapy monitor liver function before and during treatment. Consult your physician.


    How to Take Altraz 1mg Tablet

    This tablet is taken orally.

    This tablet must be taken at the same time once a day as prescribed by your physician.

    This tablet should be taken with or without food

    This tablet must be swallowed as a whole.

    Don’t chew or crush this tablet.

    After therapy has been initiated, do not take more or less of Altraz drug than prescribed or stop taking it without your physicians’ approval. Skipping or changing Altraz dose without approval may cause adverse effects making the condition more difficult to treat, or worsen side effects.


    Use of Altraz 1mg Tablet in Adult

    This tablet is not recommended in children.


    Use of Altraz 1mg Tablet in children

    If you are pregnant or breastfeeding inform your physician as they are not advisable.


    Use of Altraz 1mg Tablet in Elderly Patients

    This tablet has only been used in few patients 65 years or older. Dosage and usage are similar to adults. Discuss with your physician before usage.


    Other general warnings

    • Allergic reactions - It can be mild hypersensitivity and angioedema to severe like Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.
    • Hepatotoxicity– monitor function before and during treatment
    • Renal toxicity – renal failure. Monitor function before and during treatment.
    • Cardiotoxicity – MI
    • Bone mineral disorder
    • Pregnancy – causes embryo-fetal toxicity
    • Breastfeeding – causes side effects similar to adults
    • Alcohol intake or Driving or operating heavy machinery – Altraz 1mg Tablet causes side effects thus caution is required. consult your physician


    Talk to your doctor if

    If you have any allergy

    If you have a liver problem

    If you have a heart problem

    If you are pregnant or breastfeeding


    General instructions

    This tablet is taken orally as a prescribed dosage at a specific time regularly with or without food to avoid adverse effects.


    Drug Interaction of Altraz 1mg Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Severity of cardiotoxicity is caused by Arsenic trioxide, Bleomycin, Methotrexate

    Severity of Thrombosis is caused by Erythropoietin

    Serum concentration increased by Mifepristone, Tamoxifen that causes an increase in adverse effects

    Drug-Food Interaction

    This tablet should be taken with or without food, there is no restriction to food intake, if doubts arise kindly refer to your physician. To avoid diarrhea, take small sips of sugar-free drinks or take small amounts of a meal or take spicy food with the tablet. This tablet generally causes side effects thus it is advised not to be taken with alcohol. It is preferred to drive or operate heavy machinery with caution.

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    • Electrolyte disorders – used with caution in electrolyte imbalance. Consult a physician before use
    • Liver disorders – used with caution in severe liver diseases. Consult a physician before use
    • Kidney disorders – used with caution in severe kidney diseases. Consult a physician before use
    • Cardiac disorders – used with caution in heart failure and MI. Consult a physician before use
    • Respiratory disorders – used with caution in respiratory distress and interstitial lung disorder. Consult a physician before use
    • Endocrine disorder – used with caution in hypo and hyperthyroidism. Consult a physician before use.


    Over Dose

    Overdosage of this tablet has less literature thus Contact your physician.


    Missed Dose

    You can take the missed dosage if you notice within 12 hours. If it is more than 12 hours, then skip the dosage and take the next doses as usual. Don’t take a double dose for a forgotten dose.


    Storage and Disposal

    Keep the medication out of children’s reach

    Keep the medication away from pets

    Once expired dispose immediately

    Store at 30°C


    Fast Tag

    Altraz 1mg Tablet is an antiangiogenic antineoplastic medication

    Anastrozole is an aromatase inhibitor

    This tablet is used to control and treat breast cancer

    Do not use this medication while pregnant and lactation period.

    Don’t use this medication with liver disease or kidney disease or cardiac disorders.