Hormonal Therapy

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

Finasteride (02-5-2013)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Finasteride Trade Name: Proscar® How is this drug used? Proscar® (finasteride) is used alone or in combination with another drug—doxazosin—to treat symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with... Continue Reading

Proscar® (02-5-2013)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Finasteride Trade Name: Proscar® How is this drug used? Proscar® (finasteride) is used alone or in combination with another drug—doxazosin—to treat symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with... Continue Reading

Xtandi® (09-5-2012)

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

Zytiga® (05-31-2011)

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

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