Brand Name:- Enzalu
Generic Name:- Enzalutamide
Manufacturer:- Arechar Healthcare
Strength:- 40 mg
Storage:- Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Indication:- Prostate Cancer
Prescription required:- Yes
Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg capsule) is an anti-cancer medicine, prescribed for the treatment of Prostate Cancer. This medication belongs to the group of medicines known as antineoplastic endocrine therapies. It blocks the effect of testosterone. You may take this capsule with or without food. It is not recommended for use in women, children, and adolescents.
Pharmacodynamics of enzalutamide 40mg capsule
Enzalu, comprising Enzalutamide 40mg Capsule, is a competitive androgen receptor inhibitor. It affects multiple stages of the signaling pathway. It works to inhibit androgen receptor nuclear translocation and interaction with DNA. This compound decreases proliferation and induced cell death of prostate cancer cells in vitro and decreases tumor volume.
Usage of enzalutamide 40 mg capsule
Enzalu 40 mg capsule is a prescription medicine. It is used in the treatment of Prostate Cancer in men. It is not known whether Enzalutamide 40mg capsule is safe for use in women or not. This medicine is available in the form of tablets for oral administration. Its available strength is 40 mg. Enzalu (Enzalutamide) tablet should not be cut, chewed, or crushed. It should be swallowed as a whole with water, as per the instructions by the healthcare provider.
Side effects of Enzalutamide 40mg capsule
The side effects of Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg capsule) are mentioned below. It is important to consult a medical practitioner in case these/other side effects occur.
Dosage of Enzalutamide 40 mg capsule
Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40 mg capsule) should be swallowed as a whole with water. It should not be crushed, chewed, or cut.
Initially, it is advisable to not miss a dose. However, if such a case happens, make sure to consult your healthcare provider to schedule an appointment for the same or guide you further.
In case you experience symptoms of overdose, immediately call your doctor or any other medical emergency helpline.
Do not miss a scheduled dose.
Do not overdose.
Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40 mg capsule) may affect your immune system therefore, it is advisable to avoid direct contact with people who have any infection.
The capsule should be swallowed as a whole with water It should not be crushed, chewed, or cut.
Precautions while taking Enzalutamide 40mg capsule
Disclose your medical history and details of the medicines you already take (including supplements) to prevent any unfavorable medical condition.
Tell your doctor if you have liver disease, heart disease, or kidney disease, to avoid further complications.
Q1- What is Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg capsule) used for?
A- Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40 mg capsule) is an anti-cancer medication, prescribed for the treatment of Prostate cancer. It blocks the effect of testosterone.
Q2- What are the side effects of Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg capsule)?
A- The side effects of the Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg capsule) are fever, nausea, chills, skin rash, itching, vomiting, swelling on the face, diarrhea, anemia, etc. Also, other side effects may occur. Therefore, make sure to call your doctor if the condition worsens.
Q3- How can I take this Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg) capsule?
A- Enzalu (Enzalutamide) capsule should be swallowed with water. It should not be crushed, chewed, or cut. Also, a scheduled dose should not be missed.
Q4- How should I store Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg capsule)?
A- Store Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40 mg capsule) at room temperature (10-30°C).
Q5- What is the strength of the Enzalu (Enzalutamide) capsule?
A- Enzalu (Enzalutamide) capsule is available in the strength of 40 mg. It is available in the form of tablets for oral administration.
Q6- Is it safe to drive after taking Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg) capsule?
A- It may not be safe to drive after taking Enzalu (Enzalutamide) capsule as it may cause side effects such as drowsiness and lack of concentration.
Q7- Is it safe to take Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg capsule) during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
A- Enzalutamide 40 mg capsule is not recommended for use in women.
Q8- What should I avoid while taking Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg capsule)?
A- Avoid the following while taking Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40 mg capsule):
Sugary food items
Q9- How long should I take the enzalutamide 40 mg capsule?
A- Your doctor will decide the dose strength and duration of this medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine unless your healthcare provider tells you.
Q10- Can I drink alcohol with enzalutamide 40mg capsule?
A- Alcohol may cause harm. However, the interaction of this medicine with alcohol is unknown. Make sure to consult your healthcare provider for the same.
All the medicines interact in different manners from person to person. Therefore, it is advisable to consult a healthcare professional to discuss this before the consumption of any new medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Therefore, be sure to consult your doctor.
Interaction with Medicine
- Kidney impairment
- Enzalu (Enzalutamide 40mg capsule) is not indicated for use in women.
- It is also not indicated for use in patients who have an Enzalutamide allergy or any other Enzalu ingredient.
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