Zecyte 250 mg
Zecyte 250 mg Tablet is an anticancer drug used in men along with another drug called prednisone for the treatment of prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
Description Of Zecyte 250mg
Zecyte 250mg Tablet is an anticancer drug used in men along with another drug called prednisone for the treatment of prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It is generally used in patients who are not responding to other treatment options.
Zecyte 250mg Chemical Name
Zecyte 250mg Manufacturer
- Cipla Ltd.
Uses of Zecyte 250mg
Zecyte 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.
What is Zecyte 250mg?
Zecyte 250mg Tablet belongs to the group of medications called antineoplastics, or anti-cancer medications. It contains a medicine called Abiraterone Acetate. Zecyte 250mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that can be purchased by a patient only against a valid prescription of a healthcare professional. Do not share this cancer medicine with others until the condition is not monitored by a pharmacist.
How Zecyte 250mg working?
Zecyte 250mg Tablet is an anticancer medication. It works by stopping the body from producing testosterone (male hormone), thereby slowing the growth of prostate cancer.
How is Zecyte 250mg used?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zecyte 250mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Zecyte 250mg Indications
Take Zecyte 250mg Tablet as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Zecyte 250mg Dosage
- Zecyte 250mg
- Zecyte 500mg
Contraindication Of Zecyte 250mg
Zecyte 250mg can cause foetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. Zecyte 250mg is not indicated for use in women. Zecyte 250mg is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant. If this drug is used during pregnancy, or if the patient becomes pregnant while taking this drug, apprise the patient of the potential hazard to the foetus and the potential risk for pregnancy loss
Adverse effects Of Zecyte 250mg
- Increased blood pressure
- Irregular heartbeat
- Swelling of ankles or feet
- Nausea and vomiting
- Shortness of breath
- Urinary tract infection
- Increased cholesterol and triglycerides
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Zecyte 250mg
Zecyte 250mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Zecyte 250mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Zecyte 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zecyte 250mg Tablet is recommended. Because of the limited information, cautious use of Zecyte 250mg Tablet is recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Zecyte 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zecyte 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Storage Conditions for Zecyte 250mg
Store Zecyte 250mg at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F); excursions are permitted between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F).
Store it in a cool, dry place, protected from light and refrigerated when necessary. Improper storage can affect the effectiveness and shelf life of your medicine.
Consider storing your medications separately from your other family members. You can put them on a different shelf, or in a different cabinet or drawer.