Cytadren

Drug List

Cytadren

Drug Name

Cytadren (Aminoglutethimide)

Manufactured By

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

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Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Cytadren is an adrenal steroid inhibitor. It works by blocking the production of a variety of hormones, including glucocorticoids, mineralocorticoids, estrogens, and androgens.

How To Use

Cytadren may be taken with or without food. Cytadren will initially be given in a hospital setting by a health care provider who is familiar with its use.

Side Effects

COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome: Dizziness; drowsiness; headache; loss of appetite; muscle pain or weakness; nausea; rash; vomiting; weakness. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur: Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; fast heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; severe or prolonged dizziness; unusual tiredness; yellowing of the skin or eyes.

Drug Interactions

Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), corticosteroids (eg, dexamethasone), or digitoxin because the effectiveness of these medicines may be decreased

In Case of Overdose

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include extreme weakness; increase or decrease in breathing rate; loss of consciousness; severe or prolonged drowsiness or dizziness; severe or prolonged nausea or vomiting; unusual tiredness.

In Case of Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of Cytadren, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Storage

Store Cytadren below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C) in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Cytadren out of the reach of children and away from pets.