WHAT IS IT?
Flutamide is a non steroid agent that acts as a competitive testosterone receptor inhibitor.
WHEN DO WE USE IT?
Prostate cancer: blocks the stimulatory effects of androgens on the primary tumor, as well as metastases. Leads tot he reduction of the size of the tumors/mets and this improves symptoms (such as bone pain or urinary obstruction).
WHEN DO WE AVOID USING IT?
HOW IS IT ADMINISTERED?
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS/TOXICITY?
ANYTHING ELSE TO KEEP IN MIND?
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