Fosfestrol Pharmacology


About Fosfestrol
Mechanism of Action of Fosfestrol
This antiandrogenic drug competitively binds to the androgen receptors present on the prostate gland and form a drug-receptor complex. This inhibit the action of androgen on prostate gland and also hormone induced growth of cancer cells
Pharmacokinets of Fosfestrol
Onset of Action for Fosfestrol
Duration of Action for Fosfestrol
Half Life of Fosfestrol
Side Effects of Fosfestrol
1. Hepatic cutaneous porphyria
2. Perineal pain
3. Erythema nodosum
4. Erythema multiforme
5. Nausea
6. Fluid retention
7. Thrombosis
8. Impotence
9. Gynecomastia
10. Withdrawal bleeding
11. Hypercalcemia
12. Bone pain
Contra-indications of Fosfestrol
1. Hypersensitivity to the drug
2. Men with estrogen dependant neoplasia
3. Active thrombophlebitis
Special Precautions while taking Fosfestrol
1. Cardiovascular disease
2. Hepatic impairment
3. Diabetes
4. Hypertension
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Fosfestrol
Prostate cancer
Interactions for Fosfestrol
Typical Dosage for Fosfestrol
40-80mg every 2-4 weeks
Schedule of Fosfestrol
Storage Requirements for Fosfestrol
Stored at room temperature. Protect from light and excessive heat. Keep out of reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Fosfestrol
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Fosfestrol
Give symptomatic and supportive treatment

Home Delivery for Fosfestrol in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for fosfestrol and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for fosfestrol may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take fosfestrol only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for fosfestrol before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for fosfestrol with the pharmacy.

Fosfestrol is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for fosfestrol might be better known than fosfestrol itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have fosfestrol in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for fosfestrol.