Generic of Nilandron

What is Nilutamide used for?

This medication is used to treat prostate cancer. Nilutamide belongs to a class of drugs known as anti-androgens (anti-testosterone). Testosterone, a natural hormone, helps prostate cancer to grow and spread. Nilutamide works by blocking the effects of testosterone, thereby slowing the growth and spread of prostate cancer.




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Nilutamide Frequently Asked Questions

Rarely, nilutamide has caused severe (sometimes fatal) lung problems (interstitial pneumonitis). Get medical help right away if you develop symptoms of lung problems (such as cough, trouble breathing, chest pain, fever). Lung problems can happen at any time while you are taking nilutamide, but they occur most often during the first 3 months of treatment. Your doctor will tell you whether to stop or continue nilutamide.

Your doctor may have you get a chest X-ray and breathing tests before you start nilutamide.

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Nilutamide Dosage and Form Information

150 Mg

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