Nilandron Nilutamide and/or alternatives
Nilandron 50mgMarketed as Anandron in Canada Manufacturer: Sanofi Aventis Canada Inc Source Country : Canada
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Description of Nilandron
The generic name of the drug is Nilutamide. It belongs to a family of medicines known as antiandrogens. Nilandron is available in the form of an oral tablet. Each Nilandron tablet contains 150mg Nilutamide. The drug is a prescription medication which means you should not buy Nilandron online unless it is recommended in the treatment by your doctor.
Indications & Dosage of Nilandron
Nilandron is used after surgery in treatment of prostate cancer in men. The drug may be used along with other medicines. The drug works by blocking the effect of Testosterone which facilitates the growth of prostate cancer.
Your doctor will give specific instructions regarding the dosage. The recommended dosage of Nilandron after surgery is 300mg, once daily for 30 days. Thereafter, the dosage of Nilandron is reduced to 150mg, once daily.
You can take the medication with or without food. Take the tablet on same time every day as it helps keep even levels of medication in the blood.
Side Effects & Interactions of Nilandron
Every medicine has side effects. Nilandron may cause mild to severe side effects in some people. It is not necessary that every person taking the medication will experience some side effect. Many people using Nilandron do not complain about any side effects.
Less serious side effects associated with Nilandron: dizziness, decreased libido, skin rash, constipation, impotence, poor visual adaptation to darkness, hot flashes, vomiting, loss of appetite, skin rashes, changes in vision, or nausea. These side effects wane with time as your body gets used to the medication. If any of these side effects become bothersome or stay for long time then consult your doctor.
Severe side effects associated with the medication: chest pain, shortness of breath, fever or cough. Damage to the liver is also one of the severe side effects associated with the use of Nilandron. Look out for symptoms such as dark urine, yellowing of the skin or eyes, persistent appetite loss, unexplained flu like symptoms, pain in the upper right stomach area which are indicators of problem with liver.
In rare cases, the drug may also cause allergic reactions in some people. Swelling of your tongue, lips or face, breathing problem, hives or closing of your throat are some allergic reactions that you may experience after taking a dose of Nilandron. Stop using the medication and seek medical attention immediately if you experience or notice any severe side effects or allergic reactions after taking a dose of Nilandron.
Nilandron may potentially interact with other medicines you are using and cause side effects. It may interact with medicines such as Phenytoin, Warfarin, or Theophylline. This is not a complete list of medicines that may interact with Nilandron.
Before you buy Nilandron, tell doctor about every medication you are using which includes prescription medications, over the counter drugs and herbal supplements.
Warnings & Precautions of Nilandron
You should not use Nilandron if you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in the medication. It may not be the right medicine for people with specific medical problems. Before you buy Nilandron tell doctor your medical history of liver problems or lung disease such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, or emphysema. Nilandron should not be used by women.