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FLUTATEC 250MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 97.50 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for FLUTATEC

Flutamide(250 mg)

food interaction for FLUTATEC

alcohol interaction for FLUTATEC

pregnancy interaction for FLUTATEC

lactation interaction for FLUTATEC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Flutatec 250mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Flutatec 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for FLUTATEC

Flutamide(250 mg)

Uses

Flutatec 250mg tablet is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.

How it works

Flutatec 250mg tablet works by blocking the effect of the natural male hormones on the growth of prostate cells. Flutatec 250mg tablet also used in females to block the undesired effects of androgens like excessive hair growth and acne.

Common side effects

Nausea, Anorectal inflammation, Blood in urine, Cystitis, Diarrhoea, Development of breasts in men, Hot flashes, Impotence, Loss of libido, Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding), Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for FLUTATEC

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  • FLUTIDE 250MG TABLET
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  • FLUTIDE 250MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 107
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Expert advice for FLUTATEC

  • Do not drive or operate machinery as flutamide can affect your nervous system and cause visual changes.
  • Consult your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions: liver disease, a genetic enzyme deficiency called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, hemoglobin M disease; habit of smoking.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you have severe or ongoing diarrhea.
  • Avoid dairy products such as milk, cheese, and yogurt to prevent diarrhea and do not use laxatives while taking flutamide.
  • Drink plenty of liquids while you are on flutamide treatment.

Frequently asked questions for FLUTATEC

Flutamide

Q.Is flutamide chemotherapy?
Flutamide is used as chemotherapy for the treatment of cancers

Q.Is flutamide cytotoxic?
Yes, flutamide is cytotoxic (toxic to cells)

Q.Does flutamide cause weight gain?
Flutamide has no known effects on weight gain

Q.Does flutamide lower testosterone?
Yes, flutamide lowers testosterone levels and blocks testosterone from reaching the cancer cells, thereby slowing the growth and of cancer cells.

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Content on this page was last updated on 13 November, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)