ZYTIGA

Mfd. by :- Janssen (Fulfilled By : Magicine Pharma)

Zytiga

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Brand name - Zytiga

Generic name - Abiraterone Acetate

Salt composition - Abiraterone Acetate

Manufacturer - Janssen

Dosage form - Oral (tablet)

Packaging - Bottle

Indication - Prostate cancer

Strength - 250 mg, 500 mg

Gender - Males

Prescription required - Yes

Description

Zytiga (Abiraterone Acetate) tablet is used to treat men with prostate cancer. It is not

known if Zytiga is safe for use in women or children.

Pharmacodynamics

Abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) is converted in vivo to abiraterone, which is an androgen

biosynthesis inhibitor. It inhibits 17α-hydroxylase/C17,20-lyase (CYP17). This enzyme is

expressed in testicular, adrenal, and prostatic tumor tissues. It is required for androgen

biosynthesis.

Contraindications

This medication is not indicated to the patients who already have a known allergy to any

of the ingredients of Zytiga.

Side effects

● High blood pressure

● Fever

● Dizziness

● Muscle pain

● Headache

● Weakness

● Confusion

● Sweating

● Irritability

● Joint pain

● Nausea

● Headache

● Swelling in legs

● Fast heartbeat

● Diarrhea

Dosage

Normal dose

Take the Zytiga tablet exactly as your healthcare provider tells you. Do not alter or

increase the strength on your own.

Missed dose

Do not double the dose strength in order to catch up with the missed dose. Consult your

healthcare provider for proper guidance.

Overdose

It is advised to seek proper medical attention in case of overdose.

Usage of medicine

Zytiga (Abiraterone Acetate) 250 mg or 500 mg tablet is used to treat men with prostate

cancer. The active ingredient of Zytiga is Abiraterone Acetate.

Warning and precautions

● Take the Zytiga tablet exactly as your healthcare provider tells you. Do not alter

or increase the strength on your own. Do not stop taking the tablet, unless your

healthcare provider tells you.

● It is not known if this medicine is safe for use in women.

● Before taking Zytiga, tell your healthcare provider if you have

❖ Heart disease

❖ Liver disease

❖ Pituitary problems

❖ Any other serious disease

FAQs

Q1- What is the Zytiga tablet used for?

A- Zytiga (Abiraterone Acetate) tablet is used to treat men with prostate cancer.

Q2- What are the possible side effects of Zytiga?

A- There can be side effects such as confusion, sweating, fever, chills, irritability, and

muscle pain. Make sure to consult your healthcare provider regarding the same to get

proper guidance.

Q3- What is the strength of Zytiga tablets?

A- It is available in the strength of 250 mg and 500 mg.

Q4- What are the storage conditions for Zytiga tablets?

A- Store at room temperature (10-30°C). Keep it away from children and pets.

Q5- How should I take a Zytiga tablet?

A- Take the Zytiga tablet exactly as your healthcare provider tells you. Do not alter or

increase the strength on your own.

Q6- Can I take this medicine for liver disease?

A- If you have liver disease, administer this medicine cautiously.

Q7- Can I take this medicine for kidney disease?

A- If you have kidney disease, administer this medicine cautiously.

Q8- Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?

A- It is not known if this medicine is safe for use in women.

Q9- Can I take this medicine during breastfeeding?

A- It is not known if this medicine is safe for use in women.

Q10- What should be done if I miss a dose?

A- Do not double the dose strength in order to catch up with the missed dose. Consult

your healthcare provider for proper guidance.

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