Description of Glenza
Glenza, is an anti cancer medication involved in the treatment of prostate cancer.
Packing: 4 blisters of 28 capsules
Pharmacology of Glenza
Decreased the growth of cancer cells
Tablet Glenza is undergone first order absorption.
Daily dosing 28 days
Tablet Glenza, 97% to 98% of drug nearly bound to plasma proteins.
Glenza is a hepatically metabolized, and it converted into active metabolite.
Tablet Glenza is eliminated by hepatic metabolism, it mainly excreted in urine.
The half life period of Tablet Glenza after a single dose is 5.8 days (approximately 7.8 to8.6 days)
Indication of Glenza
Glenza is mainly used in the treatment of metastasis stage of castration resistant prostate cancer.
Dose & Dosage's of Glenza
The recommended dose of Tablet Glenza is 160mg per day.
Glenza is available as 40mg, 4 tablets should be taken as whole.
Glenza is administered with or without food, do not crush, and open the capsules.
Side Effects of Glenza
Some common effects include;
Signs of allergic reactions
Tightness in the chest or throat
Trouble in breathing
Swelling of peripheral organs like face, lips, tongue etc
High blood pressure
Blood during urination
Glenza cause some life threatening effects which is vary from person to person. It may include;
Loss of bowel control
Pounding in the ears
Contraindication of Glenza
Glenza is mainly contraindicated to,
Patient having allergic reaction
Glenza is not preferred for women, in pregnancy condition.
Drug Interaction of Glenza
Some of the medication should be taken carefully, while patient involved in the treatment with Tablet Glenza;
Some of them
Precaution of Glenza
Glenza (Enzalutamide), it is not suggested for women.
Glenza tablet causes some allergic reaction, in such cases it should be discontinued.
Glenza is active against androgen hormone; it is only used in men
Major adverse reaction caused by Tablet Glenza, seizures.
If patient getting this kind of effect, consult healthcare providers immediately.
Usage & Safety profile of Glenza Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy category of Tablet Glenza is Category X (fetal death).
Storage of Glenza
Glenza is stored at 20oC-25oC (68oF-77oF)