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Abiratas 250 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Abiratas Tablet

Abiratas Tablet side effects

Common
  • Joint pain
  • Swelling of legs
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Hot flushes
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • High blood pressure
  • Cough

How to use Abiratas Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Abiratas 250 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Abiratas Tablet works

Abiratas 250 mg Tablet is an anticancer medication. It works by stopping the body from producing testosterone (male hormone), thereby slowing the growth of prostate cancer.

Abiratas Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Abiratas 250 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Abiratas 250 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
SAFE
Abiratas 250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Abiratas 250 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Abiratas 250 mg Tablet is recommended.
Because of the limited information, cautious use of Abiratas 250 mg Tablet is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Abiratas 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Abiratas 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Abiratas 250 mg Tablet treats prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
  • It is usually taken with another medicine called prednisolone to reduce unwanted side effects.
  • It must be taken on an empty stomach. Don't eat any food for at least 2 hours before or 1 hour after your dose.
  • Do not break, crush, or chew the tablet before swallowing. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Always use effective birth control measures to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your liver function, blood pressure, and the level of potassium in your blood while you are having treatment with this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Abiratas

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I am diagnosed with prostate cancer that spread only to nearby lumps nodes and not to bones. I am currently on Harmon Therapy. My prostate volume is 35.5. Dr. Prescribed urimax-d to me now I feel some pain in while urination and also the flow of urine also decreases. Please suggest some more medicine to me
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Get a uroflowmetry done u may require prostate surgery
Hi I am prostate cancer patient What to do?
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
Consult with DM MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST, for further treatment.
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FAQs

Q. What is Abiratas?

Abiratas is used in adult men to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body

Q. How does Abiratas work?

Abiratas stops the body from making testosterone which can slow the growth of prostate cancer.

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Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
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