Generic Eulexin (Flutamide)
Eulexin
Eulexin is used to treat a prostate cancer.
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Product Description
Common use

Eulexin prevents binding of dihydrotestosterone (androgen) with cell receptors and blocks effects of androgen in the target organs (including tumor cells of the prostate gland). This medication is used to treat a prostate cancer.



Dosage and direction

Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Never exceed the recommended dose. Eulexin is recommended to take three times a day with 8-hour intervals. Its total daily dose is 750 mg.



Precautions

Inform your doctor if you had blood disorders, liver problems, any allergies in your history or if you are a smoker before to take Eulexin. This medication is able to cause photosensibilization so you should limit exposure of your body to sunlight. Drowsiness and dizziness caused by Eulexin may interfere with ability to concentrate attention and influence such activities as driving or operating with machinery.



Contraindications

Women should never take this medication. Other contraindications include hypersensitivity to the Flutamide or any components of the drug, severe hepatic impairment in patients.



Side effects

Side effects include gynecomastia, diarrhea, nausea, loss of appetite, rash, drowsiness, weakness, hives, swelling of face and tongue, easy bleeding or bruising, bluish skin.



Drug interaction

Inform your doctor about all medications and herbal products you are taking as they may affect efficiency of Eulexin, especially about mibefradil, warfarin, sleep medicine, sedatives, psychiatric medicine, tranquilizers, anti-anxiety drugs, narcotic pain relievers (codeine), anti-seizure drugs, muscle relaxants, certain antihistamines.



Missed dose

If you forgot to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or almost time for your next dose. Do not take double or extra doses. Take your usually dose next day in the same regularly time.



Overdose

Sings of Eulexin overdose are breast development, hypoactivity, slow respiration, anorexia and increased level of methemoglobin. If you suspect that took too much of this medication notify your doctor as you may need immediate medical help.



Storage

Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F).



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.