The uses of Flutamide include: This medication is used to treat:
This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Flutamide is in a class of drugs known as antiandrogens. It blocks the activity of testosterone, a hormone produced by the body.
Before taking flutamide,
tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to flutamide or any other drugs.
tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, especially aspirin and vitamins.
tell your doctor if you have or have ever had liver disease, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, or blood disease, and if you are a smoker.
you should know that flutamide may stop sperm production in men. However, you should not assume that you cannot get someone else pregnant. You should not plan to have children while receiving chemotherapy or for a while after treatments. (Talk to your doctor for further details.) Use a reliable method of birth control to prevent pregnancy. Flutamide should not be used by women. When used by women during pregnancy, flutamide may harm the fetus.