Eulexin is indicated to use in conjunction with LHRH agonists for your treating locally confined Stage B2-C and Stage D2 metastatic carcinoma with the prostate.
Take flutamide the same manner directed through your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your medical professional, nurse, or pharmacist to describe them to you.
Take each dose using a full glass of water.
Flutamide is usually taken 3 x a day (every 8 hours). Follow your doctor's instructions.
Your doctor will likely need to monitor your liver function with blood tests before commencing treatment with flutamide, each month to the first 4 months of treatment, and periodically thereafter.
In rare cases, flutamide is responsible for severe liver damage causing death or hospitalization. Notify your doctor immediately in case you develop nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, unusual fatigue, lack of appetite, "flu-like" symptoms, yellow skin or eyes, itching, clay-colored stools, or dark urine. These symptoms may be early indications of liver damage.
Do not stop taking this medication without first actually talking to your physician. Store flutamide at room temperature faraway from moisture and heat.
If you missed a dose - consider the missed dose whenever you remember. If it is almost time for your upcoming dose, skip the dose you missed and take only the following regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of prescription drugs.
The recommended dosage is 2 capsules thrice every day at 8-hour intervals to get a total daily dose of 750 mg.
Store Eulexin at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store faraway from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Eulexin out in the reach of kids and away from pets.
Stop taking flutamide and seek emergency medical attention should you experience an allergic reaction (breathlessness; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives).
In rare cases, flutamide is responsible for severe liver damage causing death or hospitalization. Notify a medical expert immediately in the event you develop:
Other, less serious unwanted side effects may be more prone to occur. Continue to take flutamide and talk to a medical expert should you experience:
Side effects besides those listed here could also occur. Talk to your physician about any unwanted effect that seems unusual or that is certainly especially bothersome.
Before taking flutamide, tell your physician if you:
You might not be able to take flutamide, or else you may need a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment should you have any from the conditions as listed above.
Flutamide is not indicated for use by women. Flutamide is within the FDA pregnancy category D. This means that it can be proven to harm an developing fetus. Do not take flutamide if you are pregnant. Flutamide is just not indicated to be used by women. It isn't known whether flutamide passes into breast milk. Do not take flutamide without first talking to a medical expert if you are breast-feeding.
In rare cases, flutamide is responsible for severe liver damage leading to death or hospitalization. Notify a medical expert immediately in case you develop nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, unusual fatigue, loss in appetite, "flu-like" symptoms, yellow skin or eyes, itching, clay-colored stools, or dark urine. These symptoms might be early signs of liver damage.
Your doctor will need to monitor your liver function with blood tests prior to starting treatment with flutamide, monthly for that first 4 months of treatment, and periodically thereafter.
Do not stop taking medicines without first conversing with your doctor.
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