Eulexin is indicated to be used in combination with LHRH agonists for the management of locally confined Stage B2-C and Stage D2 metastatic carcinoma in the prostate.
Take flutamide just as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist to describe these phones you.
Take each dose having a full glass of water.
Flutamide is often taken three times each day (every 8 hours). Follow your doctor's instructions.
Your doctor will have to monitor your liver function with blood tests before beginning treatment with flutamide, each month for that first 4 months of treatment, and periodically thereafter.
In rare cases, flutamide has caused severe liver damage resulting in death or hospitalization. Notify your physician 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 could possibly be early signs of liver damage.
Do not stop taking medicines without first talking to your physician. Store flutamide at room temperature from moisture and warmth.
If you missed a dose - make missed dose whenever you remember. If it is almost time for your forthcoming dose, skip the dose you missed and take only the following regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
The recommended dosage is 2 capsules 3 times per day at 8-hour intervals for any total daily dose of 750 mg.
Store Eulexin at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store far from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Keep Eulexin out with the reach of kids and from pets.
Stop taking flutamide and seek emergency medical assistance in the event you experience a hypersensitivity (breathlessness; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives).
In rare cases, flutamide is responsible for severe liver damage resulting in death or hospitalization. Notify a medical expert immediately in case you develop:
Other, less serious side effects could be very likely to occur. Continue to take flutamide and talk to your doctor in the event you experience:
Side effects aside from those listed here can also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that's especially bothersome.
Before taking flutamide, tell a medical expert if you:
You might not be able to take flutamide, or else you may necessitate a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions in the above list.
Flutamide isn't indicated for usage by women. Flutamide is inside the FDA pregnancy category D. This means that it's recognized to harm an baby. Do not take flutamide in the event you are pregnant. Flutamide is not indicated to be used by women. It just isn't known whether flutamide passes into breast milk. Do not take flutamide without first speaking with your physician in case you are breast-feeding.
In rare cases, flutamide has caused severe liver damage causing death or hospitalization. Notify your physician immediately if 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 may be early indications of liver damage.
Your doctor will likely need to monitor your liver function with blood tests before commencing treatment with flutamide, monthly for that first 4 months of treatment, and periodically thereafter.
Do not stop taking prescription drugs without first conversing with your medical professional.
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