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Drug information on Flutam (Flutamide) from Chandra Bhagat Pharma Pvt. Ltd.

Flutam

  Tablet  
Chandra Bhagat Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Flutamide
 95.00
250mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Flutamide

Flutamide(Eulexin) generic Flutam 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 Flutam may be prescribed


Side effects of Flutam

  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 Flutam?

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

When is Flutam not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with liver impairment; hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Flutam

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 Flutam

Avoid alcohol consumption and smoking while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Flutam

Store it in refrigerator between 2 - 30°C.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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