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side effects of XTANDI (enzalutamide)


Highlights of side effects are listed here link to Manufacturer found at bottom of post – I highly recommend you study each and every detail, use google and youtube to find stories that are not included in the official report.

What are the possible side effects of XTANDI?

XTANDI may cause serious side effects including:

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If you take XTANDI you may be at risk of having a seizure. Avoid activities where losing consciousness could seriously harm you or someone else. Tell your doctor right away if you lose consciousness or have a seizure. Your doctor will stop XTANDI if you have a seizure during treatment.

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES)

If you take XTANDI you may be at risk of developing a condition involving the brain called PRES. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have a seizure or quickly worsening symptoms such as headache, decreased alertness, confusion, reduced eyesight, blurred vision or other visual problems. Your healthcare provider will do a test to check for PRES. Your healthcare provider will stop XTANDI if you develop PRES.

The most common side effects of XTANDI include:

  • weakness or feeling more tired than usual
  • back pain
  • decreased appetite
  • constipation
  • joint pain
  • diarrhea
  • hot flashes
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • swelling in your hands, arms, legs, or feet
  • shortness of breath
  • muscle and bone pain
  • weight loss
  • headache
  • high blood pressure
  • dizziness
  • vertigo (a feeling that you or things around you are moving or spinning)

XTANDI may cause infections, falls and injuries from falls. Tell your doctor if you have signs or symptoms of an infection or if you fall.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of XTANDI. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Download the official PDF http://www.astellas.us/docs/us/12A005-ENZ-WPI.pdf


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