Zytiga Dosage

General Information on Taking Zytiga

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Zytiga include the following:
 
  • This medication comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth once a day.
 
  • Zytiga should be taken on an empty stomach. Do not eat anything for at least two hours before and one hour after taking your dose. Taking Zytiga with food may cause too much of the medication to be absorbed into the body, increasing your risk for side effects.
 
  • This medicine is taken in combination with prednisone. Because prednisone is taken with food, you will need to take Zytiga and prednisone at different times during the day.
 
  • Take this medication with a glass of water.
 
  • Do not crush, chew, or break Zytiga tablets; make sure to swallow them whole.
 
  • Try to take your dosage of Zytiga at about the same time each day, to maintain an even level of the medication in your bloodstream.
 
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. It is important to not stop taking Zytiga even if you are feeling better.
 
  • If you are unsure about anything related to dosing with Zytiga, please talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
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Zytiga Medication Information

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