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Xtandi : Enzalutamide 40 mg Capsules

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Brand Name : Xtandi
Composition : Enzalutamide
Manufactured by : Astellas Pharma India Pvt. Ltd.
Strength : 40 mg
Form : Capsules
Packing : Pack of 112 Capsules

Prescription Required *

What is Xtandi 40 mg Capsule ?

Xtandi is an effective anti-cancer medicine that contains Enzalutamide 40 mg as an active ingredient. This medicine comes in capsule form and its each pack contains 112 capsules. Xtandi is a prescription drug and it should be taken according to the doctor's proper instructions.

When is Xtandi 40 mg Capsule prescribed ?

Xtandi (Enzalutamide) is a nonsteroidal antiandrogen (NSAA) which is used for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (MCRPC).

How Does Xtandi (Enzalutamide) Capsule Work ?

Most prostate cancer needs a supply of male hormones to grow. These hormones are called androgens. Testosterone is one of the main hormones and is produced by the testes and the adrenal glands.

Enzalutamide works by stopping the role of androgen, such as testosterone. It does this by blocking the androgen receptors on the surface of prostate cancer cells. Since the hormone can not be attached to the receptor, the cancer cells can’t grow, wherever they are in the body..

What are the adverse effects of Bodenza 40 mg Capsules ?

Side effects are unwanted effects of a medicine. Bodenza may cause some serious, life-threatening side-effects. Side effects can range from mild to severe and the risk of getting those varies from person to person. The following are some of the side effects that may occur from those medicines that contain Enzalutamide :p>

Common Side Effects of Xtandi Capsule : Body aches or pain ; Dry throat ; Dizziness ; Cough with mucus ; Trouble sleeping ; Feeling weak or tired ; Diarrhea ; Cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat ; Ear congestion ; Hoarseness ; Bone pain etc.

Serious Side Effects of Xtandi Capsule : Chest pain ; Difficulty with breathing ; Loss of bladder or bowel control ; Painful or difficult urination ; Slow or fast heartbeat ; Pounding in the ears ; Unusual weight gain or loss ; Changes in blood pressure ; Seizures etc.

This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. In addition to its intended effect, Enzalutamide 40 mg capsules may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately.

What are the safety measures of Xtandi 40 mg ?

Before Taking Xtandi cancer medicine, it is important to understand all precautions or safety information associated with it. You need to remember certain points such as -

Xtandi is usually given to men. This medicine should not be given to women. Women who are pregnant or think that they can be pregnant should not handle this drug. Enzalutamide may be harmful to an unborn baby. You may ask your doctor how to protect your partner and others in your home from exposure to the drug.
Xtandi should not be handled by the women who are breastfeeding. It can not be known how this medicine excreted in human breast milk and harmful to the baby.
You will need to have regular blood tests and check-ups during your treatment with Bodenza. Blood tests are done to help watch your body’s response to treatment. They can show small changes before problems get serious. Keeping track of your results lets your doctor take action as soon as your blood counts change to help prevent many cancer-related problems and cancer treatment side effects.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to Xtandi cancer drug or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes or preservatives. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.
Alcohol can interfere with the way some oncology drugs (e.g Xtandi) work, so patients should speak with their doctors about any potential side effects of drinking during treatment.
Always consult your doctor and pharmacist about taking any other prescription or non-prescription medication, including herbs, supplements and street drugs. This medicine may affect the way other medicines or products work, and other medicines or products may affect how Xtandi works. Taking Enzalutamide together with certain medicines or products may cause serious side effects.
If you miss a dose of Xtandi 40 mg, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Taking a single dose of expired medicine is unlikely to produce an adverse event. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you've had a medicine for a while, check the expiry date before using it. If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.
Before using Xtandi (Enzalutamide), tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially if you have liver problems (including hepatitis B or C infection), diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney problems, heart or pancreas problems, or low blood potassium levels etc.

What are the storage instructions for Bdneza 40 mg ?

Many factors can damage your medication, including heat, air, light, and moisture. It’s important to keep in mind that where you store your medication can affect its potency and safety. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner.

• Store Enzalutamide at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F).
• Store Xtandi in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.
• Be sure that medications are out of reach of any children or anyone who might misuse them.
• Never leave this cancer medicines in a car. Heat can quickly destroy the drug.
• Keep this medicine away from heat, light and humidity. Improper storage can affect the effectiveness and shelf life of your medicine.
• Store Xtandi in its original container. Do not mix different medications together in the same container. This will make it difficult to identify during an emergency.

Prescription Required:

In order to legally purchase this medicine from DrugsSquare, you’ll require a prescription from your Registered Medical Practitioner.


The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Never use a medication that has changed color, texture, or odor, even if it has not expired.


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