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Drug information on Cytomid (250mg) (Flutamide) from Cipla Limited

Cytomid (250mg)

  Tablet  
Cipla Limited
Generic : Flutamide
 90.51
250mg
10

Drug Name : Flutamide

Flutamide(Eulexin) generic Cytomid (250mg) is an oral non-steroidal antiandrogen, mainly prescribed for prostate cancer. The medication blocks the effect of androgen hormone and thereby inhibits the growth and spread of cancer cells.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Cytomid (250mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Cytomid (250mg)

  Most Common: Hot flashes, diarrhea, inflammation of urinary bladder/rectum, rectal bleeding, blood in urine, nausea and skin rash.

  Genitourinary: Loss of sexual drive, impotence, low sperm count and breast enlargement in male.

  Heart: High blood pressure.

  Central Nervous System: Drowsiness, confusion, depression, anxiety and nervousness.

  Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite and gastrointestinal disorders.

  Blood: Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets

  Liver: Liver inflammation and jaundice.

  Skin: Irritation at the injection site and rash.

  Miscellaneous: Swelling in extremities.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dosage is 2 capsules 3 times a day at 8-hour intervals for a total daily dose of 750 mg.

How to use Cytomid (250mg)?

It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth with or without food.

When is Cytomid (250mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with liver impairment; hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Cytomid (250mg)

This medication is meant only for men.

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood diseases and who are taking anticoagulant drugs.

• It should not be given to pregnant women.

Other Precautions for Cytomid (250mg)

Avoid alcohol consumption and smoking while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Cytomid (250mg)

Store it in refrigerator between 2 - 30°C.


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