Highlights for flutamide
flutamide Side Effects
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- dark yellow or brown urine
- yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
flutamide May Interact with Other Medications
How to Use flutamide
Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Finish the full course prescribed by your doctor or health care professional, even if the capsules make you feel sick. Do not stop taking except on the advice of your doctor or health care professional.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- cigarette smoker
- glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
- hemoglobin M disease
- lactose intolerance
- liver disease
- an unusual or allergic reaction to flutamide, other chemotherapy, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- your partner is pregnant or trying to get pregnant
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Improvement in your condition can take several days.
This medicine is only for use in men. There is no indication for the use of this medicine in women. This medicine should never be given to pregnant women, as it may cause harm to the developing fetus.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store between 2 and 30 degrees C (36 and 86 degrees F). Protect from moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
What does the pill look like?
flutamide, Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc, 125mg
flutamide, Par Pharmaceutical Inc, 125mg
flutamide, Barr Laboratories Inc a Division of Teva USA, 125mg
flutamide, Ivax Pharmaceuticals Inc a Division of Teva USA, 125mg
flutamide, Eon Labs Inc a Division of Sandoz, 125mg
flutamide, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc, 125mg
Last Updated: April 27, 2009