About Androcur 50 mg
Androcur contains Cyproterone which belongs to Steroidal Antiandrogen group of medication. It used in the treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer. These types of antiandrogens blocks the effect of testosterone hormone. This leads to the reduction in the production of testosterone in the testicles, which prostate cancer cells require for the growth.
The medication of Androcur 50mg have white to faintly yellowish, round Pill.
When should I consume Androcur 50 mg Tablet ?
Androcur is available in the form of oral tablet. It is recommended 200mg to 300mg (4 to 6 tablets) daily. Or as per your doctor’s direction.
Cyproterone can lead to weakness and tiredness during the few days of medication.
I missed my dose!
If you just realised that you have missed your dose, take the dose immediately. Do not take double dose or overdose, if you realised you forgot your last dose.
- Limited amount of alcohol should be consumed.
- Store the Medication in dark room away from the Direct light and Heat.
- Immediately stop smoking cigarettes
Do not take Cyproterone if you have the following problems
- Allergy from Cyproterone Medication
- Kidney and Liver problems.
Contact your doctor if you see these signs
- Change in walking style
- Hair Loss
- Muscle Pain
- Loss of Appetite and Strength
- Bleeding, Blisters on the Skin
- Clay Coloured Stools
- Blurred Vision
If you previously having any other medication, you should tell your doctor about it. As interaction with other medication can lead to unwanted and unnoticeable changes which aren’t good for your body.
For How long you should take Cyproterone
Continue taking the medication for as long as your doctor has prescribed for. This medication can be used for control purpose it will not cure completely or can be used for reversal.
Do visit your doctor regularly and ask him to check your progress at every visit.
Androcur 50 mg