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Abiraterone Acetate

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Abiraterone Acetate Information

Abiraterone Acetate Benefits & Uses

Abiraterone Acetate is used to treat the following -

Abiraterone Acetate Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Abiraterone Acetate

Abiraterone Acetate

Abiraterone Acetate Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Abiraterone Acetate is used -

  1. Decreased potassium level in blood
  2. Increased blood pressure
  3. Edema Severe
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Dyspepsia
  6. Rash
  7. Pharyngitis
  8. Nausea or vomiting
  9. Hepatitis
  10. Increased Liver Enzymes
  11. Frequent urination

Abiraterone Acetate Related Warnings

Is the use of Abiraterone Acetate safe for pregnant women?

Not Used by Women

Not Used By Women

Is the use of Abiraterone Acetate safe during breastfeeding?

Not Used by Women

Not Used By Women

What is the effect of Abiraterone Acetate on the Kidneys?

Abiraterone Acetate is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Abiraterone Acetate on the Liver?

Side effects of Abiraterone Acetate rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Abiraterone Acetate on the Heart?

Abiraterone Acetate has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Abiraterone Acetate with Other Drugs

Abiraterone Acetate should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Abiraterone Acetate Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Abiraterone Acetate unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Abiraterone Acetate

Is this Abiraterone Acetate habit forming or addictive?

Abiraterone Acetate is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Abiraterone Acetate can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Abiraterone Acetate only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Abiraterone Acetate is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Abiraterone Acetate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Abiraterone Acetate

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Abiraterone Acetate to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Abiraterone Acetate

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Abiraterone Acetate with alcohol.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zytiga® (abiraterone acetate)
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