The salt Abiraterone Acetate is used for the treatment of Prostate Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Fluid Retention, Reduced Potassium In Blood and other conditions.Detailed information related to Abiraterone Acetate's uses, side-effects, reviews, questions, interactions, and precautions is as follows:
Abiraterone Acetate is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Prostate Cancer
· High Blood Pressure
· Fluid Retention
· Reduced Potassium In Blood
Abiraterone Acetate improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Preventing the formation of testosterone.
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur in medicines that contain Abiraterone Acetate. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Rapid Heart Rate
· Increased In Liver Function Test
· Bone Fractures
· Fluid In Legs Or Feet
· Heartbeat Disorders
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Do not break, crush or chew the medicine
· Use effective birth control measures with a pregnant woman