Zytiga

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  • Manufactured by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Contains / Salt: Abiraterone Acetate (250 mg)
  • Storage: Store at room temperature

Zytiga Information

Zytiga is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Prostate Cancer.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Zytiga. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Zytiga side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Zytiga are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Zytiga's effect is Not Used By Women during pregnancy and Not Used By Women for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Zytiga has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Zytiga related warnings section.

The section on Zytiga contraindications lists all such conditions.

Besides this, Zytiga may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Zytiga is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Zytiga Benefits & Uses

Zytiga is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Zytiga 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult(Male)
  • Disease: Prostate Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1000 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Prostate Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1000 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Zytiga Side Effects

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

Severe

  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Edema
  • Diarrhoea
  • Increased Liver Enzymes
  • Frequent urination

Moderate

  • Hepatitis

Mild

  • Dyspepsia
  • Rash
  • Pharyngitis
  • Nausea or vomiting

Zytiga Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Zytiga safe for pregnant women?


    Not Used by Women

    Not Used By Women
  • Is the use of Zytiga safe during breastfeeding?


    Not Used by Women

    Not Used By Women
  • What is the effect of Zytiga on the Kidneys?


    Using Zytiga does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Zytiga on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Zytiga on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Zytiga on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Zytiga on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Zytiga with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Zytiga Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Zytiga

  • Is this Zytiga habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Zytiga.

    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 Zytiga can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Zytiga should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Zytiga for mental disorders.

    No

Zytiga Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Zytiga


    Zytiga may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Zytiga


    Information about the interaction of Zytiga and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

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



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