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

(ni LOO ta mide)

• This medicine is used to treat prostate cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

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

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Flushing. Wearing layers of clothes or summer clothes and cool environment may help.

• Decreased night vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require clear vision. Keep work area well lit.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Breast enlargement.

• Breast tenderness.

• Skin irritation.

• Hair loss. Hair usually grows back when medicine is...

 
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