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Zecyte 250 mg (Abiraterone)

Active Ingredient

Abiraterone

Indication

Prostate cancer

Manufacturer

Cipla Ltd

Packaging

120 tablets in 1 bottle

Strength

Abiraterone (250mg)

Delivery Time

6 To 15 Days

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Description

What is Zecyte 250mg Tablet?

Zecyte 250mg Tablet contains the active constituent abiraterone acetate. It is used in adult men to treat prostate cancer, which has spread to other parts of the body. It is usually given with steroid medication to lower the chances of side effects.

When Zecyte 250mg Tablet is prescribed for an early stage of this disorder, it is used with testosterone lowering treatment. This medicine is not for use in women or children. Effective contraception must be taken throughout the treatment. This medicine contains lactose and sodium, inform your physician if you have lactose intolerance or on a salt control diet.

Inform to the physician if the patients have liver problems, high blood pressure, heart disorders, low blood potassium, diabetes, allergic conditions, or other diseases. Make sure to inform your physician of all the medicines, including supplements and herbal medicines, you are taking before you start the treatment with this medication.

The most common side effects of this medication are fluid in feet or legs, high blood pressure, and diarrhea. A decrease in red blood cells and reduced sex drive may also occur with the intake of Zecyte 250mg Tablet. This medicine should not be taken with Ra-223, which is used to treat prostate cancer.

Uses of Zecyte 250mg Tablet

  • Treatment of prostate cancer

How to Take Zecyte 250mg Tablet

Zecyte 250mg Tablet medicine should always be consume as per the direction of your physician or pharmacist. The drug should be take by mouth. It should not be taken with food. Swallow the tablets whole with water without breaking them.

Food must be eate at least 2 hours before taking the medication and must not be eaten for at least 1 hour after taking the medicine. Women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant should not touch this medication without gloves.

How does Zecyte 250mg Tablet work?

Zecyte 250mg Tablet is an anticancer medication. It works by preventing production of androgen and thereby inhibiting an enzyme responsible for the production of androgen.

Side Effects of Zecyte 250mg Tablet

Side effects are symptoms cause by medical treatment. Although all medicines can cause side effects, everyone will not get them. 

Serious:

  • Low blood potassium levels (muscle weakness, muscle twitches, or pounding heartbeat)

Common

  • Fluid in legs or feet
  • Low blood potassium
  • High blood pressure
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Diarrhea
  • High-fat levels in the blood
  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Rapid heart rate
  • Bone fracture
  • Indigestion
  • Blood in urine
  • Rash

More Information about Zecyte 250mg Tablet

  • This medicine does not require any particular storage condition.
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children.

Interaction of Zecyte 250mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Zecyte 250mg Tablet and cause undesirable side effects.

Safety Advices for Zecyte 250mg Tablet

  • Zecyte 250mg Tablet is not indicate to be use during pregnancy. Women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant should not touch this medication without gloves.
  • Zecyte 250mg Tablet is not indicate to be use in breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding before starting treatment with this medication. 
  • Talk to your doctor if you have any lung conditions before starting treatment with Zecyte 250mg Tablet.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have any lung conditions before starting treatment with Zecyte 250mg Tablet.
  •  It is not known whether it is safe to use Zecyte 250mg Tablet while consuming alcohol. Consult the doctor before taking this medication.
  • Zecyte 250mg Tablet is not likely to affect driving and the use of any tools or machines.

Therapeutic Effects of Zecyte 250mg Tablet

Zecyte 250mg Tablet works by inhibiting the production of hormone testosterone in the body. This can slow the growth of prostate cancer.

FAQs

Q 1. How to take an Zecyte 250mg Tablet?

Zecyte 250mg Tablet should be take as prescribe by the doctor and it should be take in an empty stomach. Food must be eate at least 2 hours before taking the medication and the patient is advise to eat after 1hr after consuming the medication.

Q 2. Can Zecyte 250mg Tablet cure prostate cancer?

Zecyte 250mg Tablet does not cure prostate cancer and it is use to treat prostate cancer which has spread to other parts of the body. It is usually give with steroid medication to lower the chances of side effects. This medication is prescribe at an early stage of the disorder and it is use along with testosterone lowering treatment.

Q 3. Can Zecyte 250mg Tablet worsen liver diseases?

Zecyte 250mg Tablet is not recommend in the patients with severe liver conditions as it can worsen the situation. Inform the doctor if the patient has liver disorders before taking this medication.

Q 4. Is Zecyte 250mg Tablet a chemotherapy drug?

No, Zecyte 250mg Tablet is not the chemotherapy drug and it is the hormonal treatment use to treat prostate cancer. It prevents the production of testosterone thereby reducing the growth of prostate cancer.

Q 5. What are the side effects of Zecyte 250mg Tablet?

The common side effects of Zecyte 250mg Tablet are fluids in legs, low blood potassium levels, high blood pressure, urinary tract infection, irregular heart beat, diarrhea, rashes and indigestion.

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