Abiratred 500 mg Tablet is a medication used to treat prostate cancer . Abiratred 500 mg Tablet is helpful in the prevention of the testosterone flare at the initiation of GnRH agonist therapy in men with prostate cancer who have already received chemotherapy treatment. Abiratred 500 mg Tablet prevents the spread of prostate cancer to other body parts. Abiratred 500 mg Tablet is also known as second-line therapy as it is given to those who have stopped responding to hormone therapy.Abiratred 500 mg Tablet decreases the hormone production in the male body such as testosterone/androgens. Abiratred 500 mg Tablet blocks its production in three body parts-, adrenal glands, testes, and the tumour. However, Abiratred 500 mg Tablet doesn’t cure prostate cancer, but it helps to control the disease.
Abiratred 500 mg Tablet decreases the production of testosterone in male. In this way, the cancer cells decreases or stop growing due to low testosterone level in body.
Below are possible adverse effects of Abiratred 500 mg Tablet.
Take Abiratred 500 mg Tablet in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is a pill and you can consume it by mouth. Abiratred 500 mg Tablet should be consumed on an empty stomach Swallow it whole,do not chew, crush or break it.
Abiratred 500 mg Tabletinhibits CYP17A1, which manifests as two enzymes, 17α-hydroxylase and 17,20-lyase that are expressed in testicular, adrenal, and prostatic cancer tissues. It stops the body from producing the testosterones. It interrupts the enzymes in the prostatic tumour, adrenal and testiocular tissues and lessens the androgen amount in the body. It blocks the production of androgen in the tumor, adrenal glands and the testes as well.