60 Tablet/s, 90 Tablet/s
$40.00 – $58.00
|Active Ingredient(Generic Name):
|10 tablets in 1 strip
|6 To 15 days
About Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s
Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s belongs to the group of medicine called ‘anti-cancer’ that is primarily indicated in the treatment of prostate cancer. When cells grow abnormally in the prostate gland (found in a man’s lower abdomen) then they form a tumor in the prostate and it is called prostate cancer. This cancer if not detected and treated at earlier stages, may spread to other areas of the body. As cancerous cells are made up of the prostate so it will still be called prostate cancer.
Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s contains ‘Flutamide’ that falls in the category of medicines known as ‘anti-androgens (anti-testosterone)’. Testosterone is a natural hormone produced by the body but this hormone helps prostate cancer to grow and spread in the body. Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s works by stopping the action of this hormone thereby reduces the growth and spread of cancer.
Take Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s as prescribed by your doctor. You are suggested to take Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s as long as your doctor has prescribed it after checking your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as vomiting, diarrhea, loss of interest in sexual ability, nausea and enlargement of breasts may happen. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.
To treat your condition effectually, continue taking Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not take Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s causes serious birth defects. Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s should not be taken by breastfeeding mothers as it passes into breast milk and may cause possible risk to the infant. Elderly people are more sensitive to the medicine so the doctor may adjust the dosage according to the condition. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s as it could lead to increased dizziness.
Uses of Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s
Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s is indicated is suggested to makes dealing with advanced prostatic cancer. This medicine is used to improve the quality of life (palliative) by reducing the suffering of prostate cancer in males. When taken orally (mouth), this medicine travel through the blood stream and reaches cancer cells in affected parts of the body. In most cases of prostate cancer, cancerous cells require testosterone to attach proteins for their growth. This medicine prevents testosterone to reach these cancerous cells. In this way, Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s slows down the growth of cancer or make cancerous cells die.
Directions for Use
Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s can be taken with or without food on an empty stomach. Taking with meals reduces the chance of upset stomach. The tablet form of Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s should be swallowed as a whole with an ample amount of water, do not chew or break the tablet. It is advised to go for a regular checkup of blood pressure.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Side Effects of Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s
Loss of appetite
Dark coloured urine
Lowered interest in sexual activity
Not able to get or keep an erection.
Upset stomach or throwing up
A butterfly shaped rash normally across the nose and cheeks
Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, wheezing or coughing
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
It is advised to tell your doctor if you have an allergy to any of the components present in Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s or any other food or drinks. With it, also tell them if you have liver disease or increased liver enzymes. Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s is not allowed to use in females. It is advised to go for regular blood tests, every month for the first four months as it will help to know the response of medicine. If you are going for any dental treatment or any surgery then it is advised to tell the person who is performing the treatment about the Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s. You are advised to drink a lot of liquid and a special diet to reduce the risk of diarrhea as suggested by your doctor. It is advised to avoid any dairy product like milk, yogurt, and cheese to avoid the risk of diarrhea.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s may have interaction with other drugs containing testosterone, anabolic steroids (oxandrolone, oxymetholone), anticoagulant (warfarin) and laxatives(methylcellulose).
Drug-Food Interaction: It is advised to avoid any dairy product like milk, yogurt and cheese to avoid risk of diarrhea.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s should be taken with caution in persons dealing with liver disease or increased liver enzymes
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption with Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s as it may increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness or difficulty in concentrating.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s is restricted to use in pregnancy. Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s is not approved to use in females.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s is restricted to use in lactating mothers. Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s is not approved to use in females.
Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s may make you dizzy so it is advised to avoid driving or doing any work that needs mental alertness.
Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s should be taken with caution in liver disease. The dose may be adjusted by the doctor according to the medical condition of the patient.
Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s should be taken with caution in kidney disease. The dose may be adjusted by the doctor according to the medical condition of the patient.
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
To the persons dealing with prostate cancer, it is often suggested to take cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, spinach and kale. This food slows the growth of prostate cancer and even reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
It is advised to avoid red meat or diet high in meat. As when meat is cooked it may increase the risk of developing prostate cancer. It is also advised to consume fewer dairy products as these foods may also increase the risk of prostate cancer.
Physical activity helps in strengthening muscles reduce fatigue, helps in weight loss and give strength. Gentle activities like 20-30minutes of walking or swimming would be helpful.
Performing yoga and other relaxation techniques may also help in improving physical and mental health and may reduce your stress levels.
Maintain a healthy weight by performing regular low-strain exercises and eating healthy food.
Get adequate sleep as resting helps in improving your health, mental ability and improves attention.
De-stress yourself by meditating, reading books, taking a warm bubble bath or listen to soothing music.
Eat food rich in antioxidants such as berries, spinach, kidney beans, dark chocolate, etc.
Foods containing fiber help in better digestion. These include beans, peas, lentils, whole grains, nuts and seeds.
The PSA test is a type of blood test that is done to detect prostate cancer.
Your doctor may suggest regular liver function test to look for any liver damage due to Cytomid 250 Tablet 10’s.