Xtandi may react with a number of other medications (see Xtandi Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Ever had a seizure
- Had a brain injury, especially with loss of consciousness
- Had a stroke or "mini-stroke" (transient ischemic attack, or TIA)
- Been told you have an abnormal connection between arteries and veins in the brain (a condition known medically as a brain arteriovenous malformation)
- Brain tumors
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Xtandi is not for use in women. However, if you are a woman and your healthcare provider has recommended this medication, let him or her know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Xtandi and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Xtandi and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Xtandi Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Overdose on Xtandi?
As with any medicine, it is possible to take too much Xtandi. An overdose may increase your risk for seizures. Seek immediate medical attention if you happen to take too much.
(Click Xtandi Overdose for more information.)