Flutamide is used to help treat prostate cancer. This medication works in conjunction with other hormone treatments in order to block the production of androgen, a male hormone, and stop the spread of prostate cancer. It is taken three times a day.
This medication can cause liver disease. Liver disease may be reversible by stopping the medication. Call your doctor immediately if you have any of the following symptoms:
- Brown urine
- Tarry, black stools
- Severe nausea and vomiting
- Stomach pain