Flutamide 250Mg Tablet
Flutamide 250Mg Tablet is an anti-androgen. It treats prostate cancer along with other medications. It functions by interfering with the antigen activity. This stops tumor growth. This medication is not recommended for use in women.
On using this medication you may experience side effects such as enlargement of breast, skin rash, hives, difficulty in breathing, diarrhoea, decreased libido, nausea, vomiting, rectal bleeding, hot flashes, reduced appetite, muscle pain, chest pain and swelling of body parts. If your reactions persist or become severe over time seek medical attention as soon as possible.
Before using this medication inform your doctor if: you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within this medication, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have severe liver disease/ blood sugar disorders, you smoke, you are allergic to any foods, medicines or substances, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.
The dosage for this medication should be prescribed by the doctor based on your medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults for treating Prostate Cancer is 250 mg taken orally in gaps of 8 hours.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Flutamide 250mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Flutamide 250Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Flutamide 250Mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-androgen which binds to the androgen receptors and blocks the activity of both endogenous and exogenous testosterone. It also inhibits prostatic testosterone stimulated DNA synthesis, as well as inhibits prostatic nuclear absorption of androgen.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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