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Brand name: Anandron TM

Active ingredients: nilutamide

What it is used for

For the treatment of previously untreated metastatic prostatic carcinoma, in conjuction with surgical or medical castration. Prevents the disease flare associated with the use of LHRH agonists.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Practically white, biconvex cylindrical tablet, approx. 10mm in diamter, marked "168D" on one side with company logo "RU" on reverse side.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Food interactions

For the active ingredient nilutamide

  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Take before breakfast.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on December 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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