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Zytiga 250 mg
Abiraterone Acetate
Product:
Zytiga
Strength:
250 mg
Pack Size:
120 tablet(s)
Manufacturer:
Janssen Pharmaceuticals
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General Information About Zytiga (Abiraterone)

Zytiga is the trade name of a prescription drug containing Abiraterone as the active component. Zytiga was approved by the FDA in 2011. Abiraterone is often used together with prednisone for the treatment of patients with metastatic prostate cancer (castration resistant prostate cancer) after failing on androgen deprivation therapy. Zytiga is manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals and is available as oral uncoated tablets in a pack size of 120 tablets with the writings AA250 on one side of the tablet. It is a whitish oval tablet.

Active Ingredient

Abiraterone acetate is an androgen biosynthesis inhibitor which is converted in in the body to abiraterone, which blocks an enzyme (17 α-hydroxylase/C17, 20-lyase) found in the testicles, prostatic and adrenal tumor tissues that is necessary for the production of androgen ( hormone that controls and maintenance the male sexual characteristics). Prostatic carcinoma responds to treatment that reduces androgen levels in the body.

Conditions Treated by Zytiga

Metastatic prostate cancer

Generic and brand names

There are no approved generic brands of Zytiga approved by the FDA in USA.

Indications and Dosage Information

 

The recommended dose for Zytiga is 1000 mg once daily in combination with 5mg of prednisone twice a day and should be taken on an empty stomach. The tablets should not be chewed or crushed.

Side effects

Some of the side effects of Zytiga include:

  • Bladder pain
  • Bone fracture
  • Bloating or swelling of the hands, face, arms, feet or lower legs
  • Blurred vision
  • Bloody or cloudy urine

These may not be all the side effects of “Zytiga”.

Warnings and Precautions

Contraindications

Do NOT take Zytiga if you:

  • If you are pregnant. Zytiga may be harmful to a pregnant woman hence its use is not advice in pregnant women. Zytiga is not to be used in women
  • Are allergic or hypersensitive to Abiraterone or any of the ingredients used in the formulation of Zytiga.

Precautions

The use of Zytiga has been associated with Adrenocortical Insufficiency, hence the need to monitor for signs and symptoms in other to made the necessary changes in dosage.

The use of Zytiga has been used has been linked with hypokalemia (low potassium levels), hypertension and fluid retention. Zytiga can increase the mineralocorticoid levels in the body.

The use of Zytiga has been linked with severe hepatic toxicity, acute liver failure, including fulminant hepatitis, and death.

Drug Interactions

Taking Zytiga with certain drugs can either potentiate their effects in the body or nullify them, it may affect the manner in which these drugs work or vice versa. Therefore you should know the medicines you take and always remember to tell your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you are prescribed new medicine. Below are some examples of medicines that may interact with Zytiga when used together.

This list is not complete so always find out with your doctor if the current medication you taking can interfere with Zytiga.

  • Dextromethorphan
  • Rifampin
  • Pioglitazone

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is “Zytiga”?

Zytiga is an FDA approved drug for use in the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer that has spread to other body parts.

How does Zytiga work?

Zytiga works by decreasing the production of androgen (male sex hormones) in the body.

How to store.

  • Store away from direct sunlight and heat.
  • Store at room temperature between 15˚C-30˚C.
  • Do not store in a humid place (bathroom).
  • Keep in a well closed container.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.

What is main related medical condition treated by Zytiga?

Zytiga is used in the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer

Is there an alternative generic medication to Zytiga?

NO, there are no generic brands for the oral tablets of Zytiga in the USA.

Is Zytiga called differently in Canada than the USA?

NO it is not called by a different name.

How and when to take Zytiga?

The recommended dose for Zytiga is 1000 mg once daily in combination with 5mg of prednisone twice a day and should be taken on an empty stomach (do not eat anything for about two hours before taking the tablets and you should not eat anything for about an hour after taking tablets).

The tablets should not be chewed or crushed.

Note: your doctor might recommend a dose different from the above dose, do not try and change the directions issued to you by the doctor.

 

Why do doctors prescribe Zytiga?

For the treatment of prostate cancer in men who cannot be treated with other medicines and surgery.

What if I overdose on Zytiga?

If you accidentally overdose on Zytiga, seek immediate medical advice or call the Poison Helpline at 1-800-222-1222.

Symptoms of over dose in humans is limited, monitor and undergo supportive care such as accessing liver function, cardiac failure and arrhythmias.

This list is not complete therefore you should ask your pharmacist or doctor about possible signs and symptoms of over dosage.

What if I miss a doses of Zytiga?

If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the regular scheduled time. Do not double up your dose to “catch up”.

 

 


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