What is Zelgor (Abiraterone) used for?
Zelgor (Abiraterone or Abiraterone Acetate) is a new medicine used toftreat men suffering from Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC). This is a form of prostate cancer that is resistant to hormonal or surgical treatment. Abiraterone is taken with prednisone when:
How should I use Zelgor (Abiraterone)?
Your doctor will make recommendations based on your medical history and severity of the cancer. Take the dosage of Abiraterone and Prednisone prescribed by your doctor and follow their instructions exactly.
Abiraterone should be taken on an empty stomach - no food should be eaten for two hours before and one hour after taking Abiraterone.
Abiraterone tablets are swallowed whole with a glass of water. The tablets should not be crushed or chewed.
It is important to use contraceptives while practicing sex with your partner if they are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
What are the side effects of Zelgor (Abiraterone)?
More serious side effects of Abiraterone include the following:
If you notice any of the following while taking Abiraterone, contact your doctor:
The most common side effects of Abiraterone are:
Abiraterone is indicated for use in men only. Women or children cannot take Abiraterone, and the tablets must not be handled by women who are pregnant or wanting to become pregnant.
Abiraterone is not suitable for everyone. Tell your doctor if you: