Flutamide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Flutamide?

(FLOO ta mide)

• This medicine is used to treat prostate cancer.

• This medicine is used to treat increased hair growth in females.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using aspirin, aspirin-containing products, other pain medicines, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, or vitamin E.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• If you are a male and sexually active, protect your partner from pregnancy. Use birth control that you can trust.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

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