Hormonal Therapy


Erleada® (08-3-2018)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Apalutamide Trade Name: Erleada® How is this drug used? Erleada is used for the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has not metastasized. What is the mechanism of action? Erleada... Continue Reading

Apalutamide (08-3-2018)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Apalutamide Trade Name: Erleada® How is this drug used? Erleada is used for the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has not metastasized. What is the mechanism of action? Erleada... Continue Reading

Xtandi® (08-3-2018)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Enzalutamide Trade Name: Xtandi® How is this drug used? Xtandi is used for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer. What is the mechanism of action? Xtandi interferes with the ability of male hormones... Continue Reading

Enzalutamide (08-3-2018)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Enzalutamide Trade Name: Xtandi® How is this drug used? Xtandi is used for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer. What is the mechanism of action? Xtandi interferes with the ability of male hormones... Continue Reading

Trelstar® (04-23-2014)

Class: Hormonal Therapy Generic Name: triptorelin pamoate (TRIP-toe-REL-in PAM-oh-ate) for injectable suspension Trade Name: Trelstar For which conditions is this drug approved? Trelstar is indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. What... Continue Reading

Triptorelin Pamoate (04-23-2014)

Class: Hormonal Therapy Generic Name: triptorelin pamoate (TRIP-toe-REL-in PAM-oh-ate) for injectable suspension Trade Name: Trelstar For which conditions is this drug approved? Trelstar is indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. What... Continue Reading

Enzalutamide (04-14-2014)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Enzalutamide Trade Name: Xtandi® How is this drug used? Xtandi is used for the treatment of metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer that has previously been treated with the chemotherapy drug Taxotere®... Continue Reading

abiraterone acetate (04-14-2014)

Class: Hormonal Therapy Generic Name: abiraterone acetate Trade Name: Zytiga® How is this drug used? Zytiga is used in combination with prednisone for metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. What... Continue Reading

dutasteride (02-11-2013)

Class: Hormonal Therapy Generic Name: dutasteride Trade Names: Avodart® How is this drug used? Avodart is used alone or in combination with another drug—tamsulosin—to treat symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate.... Continue Reading

Avodart® (02-11-2013)

Class: Hormonal Therapy Generic Name: dutasteride Trade Names: Avodart® How is this drug used? Avodart is used alone or in combination with another drug—tamsulosin—to treat symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate.... Continue Reading

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