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Abstet Bottle Of 120 Tablets

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Abstet 250 MG Description

Abstet Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It is used in men in the treatment of prostate cancer. It contains abiraterone as its main component. This medicine should be taken as directed by the docto...
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ContainsAbiraterone(250.0 Mg)
UsesProstate cancer
Side effectsDiarrhoea, indigestion, rash
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Abstet 250 MG

For the treatment of prostate cancer.

Contraindications of Abstet 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to abiraterone or any other ingredients of Abstet Tablet
  • If you have any problems with your liver
  • If you are taking it in combination with Ra-223
  • It should not be used in women (especially pregnant women)

Side effects of Abstet 250 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Rash
  • High blood pressure
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Low blood potassium levels
  • Blood in urine
  • Swelling in your hands & legs

Precautions and Warnings of Abstet 250 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Abstet Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Abstet Tablet must not be used in women. It is meant to be used only in men. Proper birth control measures should be taken while consuming this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Abstet Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Abstet Tablet must not be used in women. It is meant to be used only in men.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Abstet Tablet?
A:
It is not expected that this medicine will affect your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Abstet Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Abstet Tablet. It is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any liver condition.
  • You have problems with your heart such as heart failure, rapid or irregular heart rates
  • You have low blood potassium levels or high blood pressure
  • You have shortness of breath or have rapidly gained weight recently
  • You notice swelling in your legs, ankles & feet
  • You have diabetes or have problems with your blood vessels
  • You are taking steroids such as prednisone or prednisolone
  • You had taken ketoconazole in the past
  • This medicine may cause decreased bone density in men who have advanced prostate cancer
  • Ra-223 must not be given in combination with abiraterone and prednisone/prednisolone
  • It should not be taken by women & children

Mode of Action of Abstet 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Abiraterone works by blocking the effects of male hormones such as testosterone, stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells.

Directions for Use of Abstet 250 MG

  • Abstet Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken on an empty stomach.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Abstet 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Abstet Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat heart problems, diabetes, psychiatric illnesses or are taking painkillers, antibiotics

Storage and disposal of Abstet 250 MG

  • Abstet Tablet should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep them out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Abstet 250 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Abstet Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Abstet Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Abstet Tablet?

A: Abstet Tablet is used in men for the treatment of prostate cancer.

Q: Should Abstet Tablet be taken with or without food?

A: Abstet Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. It should be taken without food.
Product Details
Brand
ABSTET
Expires on or After
26/09/2022

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