Abiraterone Acetate

  • Medicine Name- Xbira
  • API- Abiraterone Acetate 
  • Packaging- Tablets
  • Strength- 250 mg
  • Manufactured by- Cipla
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Description

Abiraterone Acetate 250 mg Tablet is a CYP17 inhibitor used in combination with prednisone for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) and metastatic high-risk castration-sensitive prostate cancer (CSPC).

Dosage and Side Effects

Metastatic CRPC: The recommended dosage of Abiraterone is 1,000 mg (two 500 mg tablets or four 250 mg tablets) orally once daily with prednisone 5 mg orally twice daily.

Metastatic High-risk CSPC: The recommended dose of Abiraterone is 1,000 mg (two tablets of 500 mg or four tablets of 250 mg) orally once daily with prednisone 5 mg administered orally once daily. 

Abiraterone tablets must be taken as a single dose once daily on an empty stomach. Do not eat food 2 hours before and 1 hour after taking the medicine. The tablets must be swallowed whole with water. Do not chew or crush tablets. 

The most common side effects of Abiraterone are fatigue, arthralgia, hypertension, edema, hypokalemia, vomiting, hot flush, diarrhea, upper respiratory infection, cough, nausea, and headache.

Warning and Precautions

  • Abiraterone may lead to high blood pressure, low potassium levels, and fluid buildup due to changes in hormone levels. Patients should be regularly checked for these issues at least monthly. It’s important to manage blood pressure and potassium levels during treatment.
  • Patients using Abiraterone 250 mg may experience adrenal insufficiency. It’s important to monitor for signs of adrenal insufficiency, especially when changing prednisone dosage or during periods of unusual stress.
  • Before initiating treatment with Abiraterone, monitor serum transaminases (ALT and AST) and bilirubin levels. Repeat every two weeks for the initial three months, then monthly thereafter. Discontinue Abiraterone permanently if ALT exceeds 3 x ULN and total bilirubin exceeds 2 x ULN without biliary obstruction.
  • Patients with preexisting diabetes who are taking medications containing thiazolidinediones (such as pioglitazone) or repaglinide should be aware of the risk of severe hypoglycemia when using Abiraterone. Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is advised during and after treatment.
  • Xbira 250 mg may pose risks to pregnancy and fetal development if used by pregnant women. Men with female partners capable of pregnancy should practice effective contraception during Xbira treatment and for 3 weeks post-Abiraterone administration.

FAQ's

What is Abiraterone?

Abiraterone is a prescription drug used for the treatment of prostate cancer. It works by inhibiting the production of certain hormones that fuel the growth of prostate cancer cells.

How should I take Abiraterone

Abiraterone should be taken orally, usually once daily, on an empty stomach, at least one hour before or two hours after eating. It’s typically recommended to be taken with prednisone or prednisolone.

How can I store Abiraterone?

Store Abiraterone at room temperature, between 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F), in a dry place away from light and moisture. Keep it well closed in its original packaging.

How much does Abiraterone cost in India?

Abiraterone 250 mg cost in India is reasonable and can vary. To procure it legally, you can call us at (+91) 8130290915, TOLL-FREE: 1800-889-1064, Or Write us at info@indiangenericmedicines.com.

Can Abiraterone be used while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is not recommended while on treatment with Abiraterone. Talk to your clinician if you are breastfeeding or want to breastfeed.

Where can I get Abiraterone at the best Price? 

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Is the Abiraterone available in India?

Abiraterone is a (prescription drug, doctor-prescribed medication, or health care professional-prescribed medicine) pharmaceutical drug that can be legally dispensed against a medical prescription. Abiraterone can be made available through the network of authorized distributors in India. (Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Pune, etc.)

Can You Send the Abiraterone to Foreign Destinations?

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What is the procedure to buy Abiraterone from Indian Generic Medicines

Patients can simply fill out the order form or send mail to info@indiangenericmedicines.com. Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 8130290915 or can dial the TOLL-FREE Number: 18008891064. We will reply ASAP with the details of the Abiraterone 250 mg price and the procurement procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the valid receipt of the prescription from the Physician.

Is it safe to buy Abiraterone online from India?

Yes, one can buy Abiraterone online from India-based Indian Generic Medicines (IGM) if the medicine is not (yet) registered or is unavailable in their respective country. We can help facilitate the supply of Abiraterone tablets through legal channels.