Prescription required. May be split. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.
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(nye loo' ta mide)Nilutamide may cause lung disease that can be serious or life-threatening. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had any type of lung disease. If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop taking nilutamide and call your doctor immediately: shortness of breath, cough, chest pain, or fever. Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. Your doctor will order certain tests to check your body's response to nilutamide. Talk to your doctor about the risks of taking nilutamide.
Before taking nilutamide,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to nilutamide, bicalutamide, flutamide, or any other medications.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: anticoagulants ('blood thinners') such as warfarin (Coumadin), phenytoin (Dilantin), and theophylline (Theo-Dur, Slo-Phyllin, others). Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had liver or lung disease.
- you should know that nilutamide is only for use in men. Women should not take nilutamide, especially if they are pregnant or could become pregnant or are breast-feeding. If a pregnant woman takes nilutamide, she should call her doctor.
- ask your doctor about the safe use of alcoholic beverages while you are taking nilutamide. Alcohol can make the side effects from nilutamide worse.
- you should know that you may have trouble seeing for a few seconds to a few minutes when you move from a lighted area to a dark area. You should be careful driving at night or through tunnels. Wearing tinted glasses may help your eyes adjust to changes in light while you are taking nilutamide.
- hot flashes
- visual changes
- yellowing of the skin or eyes
- stomach pain
- pain in the upper right part of the stomach
- extreme tiredness
- loss of appetite
- flu-like symptoms
- dark urine