Abitate 250mg Injection 1'S

Cancer/Oncology Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

ABITATE 250MG contains abiraterone which belongs to the group of medicines called antineoplastic agents. It is used to treat metastatic prostate cancer in adult men. Prostate gland is a small walnut-shaped gland in men that produces the seminal fluid which nourishes and transports sperm. Prostate cancer is a cancer of cells of prostate gland which causes difficulty in urine, painful ejaculation, blood in urine and pain in lower back.

Abiraterone inhibits androgen production in your body and reduces the growth of prostate cancer. During this treatment, your doctor would periodically check your blood to look for any unwanted side effects on your liver. Continue to take this medicine, as long as your doctor tells you to do so, to obtain better results.

The most common side effect of taking this medicine are fluid retention, vomiting, irregular heartbeat, bone fractures, decreased blood potassium levels, increased cholesterol levels or liver damage. Talk to your doctor if any of these symptom bothers you. Do not take this medicine if you are suffering from any severe liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking. Male patients who are having sex with a woman who can become pregnant, must use a condom and another effective birth control method. This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in male children and adolescents.

USES OF ABITATE 250MG

  • Treats metastatic prostate cancer in adult men

HOW ABITATE 250MG WORKS

ABITATE 250MG inhibits the production of androgens by selectively binding and inhibiting the activity of the enzyme CYP17A1, which in turn leads to decrease in serum levels of testosterone and slows down the growth of prostate cancer.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

ABITATE 250MG will be given to you only by a doctor or nurse into the vein (intravenously). Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you depending upon your age and body condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ABITATE 250MG

SERIOUS

  • muscle weakness or twitches
  • palpitations (pounding heartbeat)

COMMON

  • fluid retention in your legs or feet
  • high blood pressure
  • urinary tract infection
  • diarrhea
  • chest pain
  • irregular heartbeat, heart failure
  • sepsis
  • bone fractures
  • indigestion
  • blood in urine
  • skin rash
  • increased cholesterol levels
  • decreased potassium levels
  • signs of liver damage (nausea, yellowing of skin, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, dark urine)

RARE

  • lung irritation

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or juice, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any medicines without speaking to a doctor.

Skin rash:

Avoid hot showers because hot water can irritate the skin. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Regularly use moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better, speak to a doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if your ability is affected by this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine.

LIVER

Do not take ABITATE 250MG if you are suffering from severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to abiraterone acetate.

LUNGS

ABITATE 250MG should be taken with caution in patients with breathing problems. Consult your doctor for advice.

HEART DISEASE

ABITATE 250MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe heart disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor, if you are taking,

  • Ra-223 (used to treat prostate cancer)
  • ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
  • medicines used to treat heart problems (e.g. quinidine, procainamide, amiodarone and sotalol)
  • medicines used to treat epilepsy (e.g. phenytoin)
  • medicines for diabetes (e.g. insulin, metformin)
  • herbal medicines (e.g., St John’s wort to treat depression) and others
  • methadone (used to relieve pain or as part of drug addiction detoxification)
  • moxifloxacin (used to treat bacterial infection)
  • antipsychotics (used for serious mental illnesses) such as chlorpromazine

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Abiraterone acetate
Pharmacological Category :   Antineoplastic agent, Antiandrogens
Therapeutic Indication :   Metastatic prostate cancer
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT ABITATE 250MG

Can ABITATE 250MG cure prostate cancer?

Yes. It is indicated to treat metastatic prostate cancer in adult males.

Is ABITATE 250MG habit forming?

No. It is not habit-forming in nature.

How long does it take to see improvement after taking ABITATE 250MG?

It may take few weeks or months for you to feel the benefits of taking this medicine. Do not stop taking this medication unless your doctor tells you to do so.

REFERENCES

1. Beverly Moy, Richard J. Lee and Mathew Smith. Natural products in cancer chemotherapy: Hormones and related drugs. Goodman & Gilman’s: The pharmacological basics of therapeutics. 12th Edition. New York MC Graw Hill Medical 2011. Page – 1767.

2. Gerald G. Briggs and Roger K. Freeman. A. A reference guide to fetal and neonatal risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation, Tenth Edition. 2015. Page – 37.

3. Janssen Research & Development, LLC. A Phase 2 Study to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of Abiraterone Acetate in Male Participants with Prostate Cancer. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised on April 2013] [Accessed 6th November 2020] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00924469

4. Aloysius James, Bini Vincent, Akhila Sivadas and K. Pavithran. A Study on the Clinical Outcome of Abiraterone Acetate in Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer Patients. NCBI; PMC US National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health. January 2018 [Accessed 6th November 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6018245/

5. Janssen-Cilag SpA. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on June 2020] [Accessed 6th November 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2381.pdf

6. Patheon Inc. U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised on March 2015] [Accessed 6th November 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2015/202379s016lbl.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Prostate Specific Antigen (Free) PSA
  • Prostate Specific Antigen (Total) PSA

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    ABIRATERONE ACETATE 250MG
    Hsn Code
    30049049
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