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Zyluta Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Zyluta 50 MG Description

Zyluta Tablet contains Bicalutamide as its active ingredient. It is used in male patients to treat prostate cancer. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed...
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ContainsBicalutamide(50.0 Mg)
UsesProstate cancer
Side effectsNausea, dizziness, stomach pain
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Zyluta 50 MG

Zyluta Tablet is used in men in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Contraindications of Zyluta 50 MG

If you are allergic to Bicalutamide or any other ingredients of Zyluta Tablet. If you are taking cisapride (used to treat heartburn) or any other anti-allergy medicines like (terfenadine or astemizol...
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Side effects of Zyluta 50 MG

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion, gas
  • Weakness

Precautions and Warnings of Zyluta 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zyluta Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Zyluta 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 for approximately 130 days after the final dose.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zyluta Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Zyluta 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 Zyluta Tablet?
A:
Zyluta Tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy. Be cautious or avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zyluta Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Zyluta 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 diseases.
  • You are taking medicines like warfarin, heparin to treat blood clots.
  • You have problems with your heart and are on treatment for the same.
  • You have diabetes and are using medicines like goserelin, buserelin, leuprorelin, triptorelin, etc.
  • You or your partner need to use proper birth control measures for at least 130 days after the final dose of Zyluta.
  • It should not be used by children or women.

Mode of Action of Zyluta 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Bicalutamide in Zyluta Tablet works by blocking the effects of male hormones such as testosterone, stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells.

Directions for Use of Zyluta 50 MG

  • Zyluta 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 can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Zyluta 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction with Zyluta Tablet.
  • This Tablet should not be used concomitantly along with terfenadine, astemizole (used to treat allergy) and cisapride (used to treat heartburn, indigestion).
  • Medicines like Diltiazem, Nifedipine (used to treat high blood pressure and other heart problems), ciclosporin (used to suppress your immune system) should be used with caution.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with cimetidine (used to treat stomach problems) and ketoconazole (an antifungal medicine) could lead to an increase in side effects and thus should be used caut...
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  • Other medicines like warfarin, quinidine, amiodarone, sotalol (used to treat heart rhythm problems), methadone (used for pain relief), moxifloxacin (antibiotic), risperidone, clozapine (used to treat ...
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Storage and disposal of Zyluta 50 MG

Zyluta Tablet should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat. Keep them out of the reach and sight of children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard unused...
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Dosage of Zyluta 50 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Zyluta 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. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Zyluta Tablet?

A: Zyluta Tablet is used in men to treat prostate cancer.

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

A: {[name}} should be taken as directed by the doctor. It can be taken either with or without food.

Q: How long to take Zyluta Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Zyluta Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
Product Details
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ZYLUTA
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 01:07 AM (IST)

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