Eulexin is prescribed for prostate cancer.
Eulexin is prescribed along with another medication to make it more effective.
Eulexin is not intended for use in women.
Eulexin is prescribed along with drugs such as Lupron to treat prostate cancer. Eulexin belongs to a class of drugs known as antiandrogens. It blocks the effect of the male hormone testosterone. Giving Eulexin with Lupron, which reduces the body's testosterone levels, is one way of treating prostate cancer. For some forms of prostate cancer, radiation therapy is given along with the drugs.
Eulexin side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Loss Of Sex Drive;
- Hot Flashes;
- Breast Tissue Swelling And Tenderness;
- Decreased fertility may occur;
- Decreased sexual desire or ability (impotence);
- Hot flashes;
- Loss of appetite;
- Swelling or tenderness of the breasts (gynocomastia);
If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor promptly.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have any of these unlikely but serious side effects:
- Bluish skin;
- Easy bleeding or bruising;
- Mental/mood changes;
- Persistent sore throat;
- Swelling of the body (edema);
- Unusual fatigue;
Tell your doctor immediately if you have any of these very unlikely but serious side effects:
- Asunburn-like effect (sun sensitivity);
- Dark urine;
- Lumps in your breasts;
- Stomach pain;
- Yellowing eyes or skin;
The recommended adult Eulexin dosage is 2 capsules 3 times a day at 8-hour intervals for a total daily dosage of 750 mg.