Pharmaceutical Raw Material Flutamide Prostate Cancer Cure
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Usage Flutamide is a nonsteroidal antiandrogen drug; antineoplastic
Usage Antiandrogen; antineoplastic (hormonal).
- Flutamide is an antiandrogen. It works in the body to prevent the
actions of androgens (male hormones).
- Flutamide is used together with another hormone to treat prostate
- Flutamide may also be used for purposes not listed in this
- Flutamide can cause serious liver problems. Call your doctor at
once if you have upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss
of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, or jaundice
(yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Ps: You will need frequent blood tests to check your liver function
while you are taking flutamide.
You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to flutamide.
Flutamide should never be taken by a woman or a child.
Although flutamide is not for use by women, this medicine can cause
birth defects if a woman is exposed to it during pregnancy.
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this
medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than
Flutamide is usually taken every 8 hours. Follow your doctor's
Call your doctor if you have severe or ongoing diarrhea. Your
doctor may recommend an anti-diarrhea medicine.
Drink plenty of liquids while you are taking flutamide. Your doctor
may recommend a special diet to help prevent diarrhea.
While using flutamide, you may need frequent blood tests.
Flutamide is given as part of a combination prostate cancer
treatment with another medicine called a luteinizing
(LOO-tee-in-ize-ing) hormone-releasing hormone, or LHRH. These
medicines prevent the testicles from producing testosterone.
You should not stop using flutamide suddenly. Stopping suddenly may
make your condition worse.
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.
Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction
sheets provided to you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have
To make sure flutamide is safe for you, tell your doctor if you
- liver disease;
- a genetic enzyme deficiency called glucose-6-phosphate
dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
- hemoglobin M disease;
- if you smoke; or
- if you also take a blood thinner (warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven).
Flutamide Side Effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic
reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips,
tongue, or throat.
Flutamide can cause serious liver problems. Call your doctor at
once if you have:
nausea, upper stomach pain, loss of appetite; itching, tired
feeling, flu-like symptoms; dark urine, clay-colored stools; or
jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Common side effects may include:
breast swelling or tenderness; hot flashes; vomiting, diarrhea; or
impotence, loss of interest in sex.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may
report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
To help prevent diarrhea, avoid dairy products such as milk,
cheese, and yogurt. Do not use laxatives while taking flutamide.
This medicine can pass into body fluids (urine, feces, vomit).
Caregivers should wear rubber gloves while cleaning up a patient's
body fluids, handling contaminated trash or laundry or changing
diapers. Wash hands before and after removing gloves. Wash soiled
clothing and linens separately from other laundry.
Other drugs may interact with flutamide, including prescription and
over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell
each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now
and any medicine you start or stop using.