Abiraterone acetate, sold under the brand name Zytiga among others, is an antiandrogen medication which is used in the treatment of prostate cancer. 

What is abiraterone acetate used for?

Abiraterone acetate is indicated for use in combination with prednisone, a corticosteroid, as a treatment for mCRPC (previously called hormone-resistant or hormone-refractory prostate cancer).

Abiraterone Acetate Tablets Brands in India

Xbira 250mg Cipla Ltd.
Abirapro 250mg Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Celbira 250mg Celon Laboratories
Abatitor 250mg Torrent Pharmaceuticals
Abione 250mg Intas Pharmaceuticals
Bdron 250mg BDR Pharmaceuticals
Abiron 250mg  BDR Pharmaceuticals
Abitate U 250mg RPG Life Sciences
Ariteron 250mg UTH Healthcare
Zytiprost 250mg Alkem Laboratories
Abiratas 250mg Intas Pharmaceuticals
Ahabir  250mg Hetero Drugs Ltd.
Abstet 250mg Biocon Ltd
Abretone 250 mg Cadila Pharmaceuticals
Zybiraa 250 mg Zydus Urosciences
Zecyte 250 mg  Cipla Ltd.
Zelgor 250mg     Ranbaxy Laboratories
Arbitus 250 mg Dr Reddy's Laboratories
Abiracure 250 mg  Emcure Pharmaceuticals
Alkeprost 250 mg  Alkem Laboratories
Samtica 250 mg Samarth Life Sciences

What are the side effects of abiraterone acetate ?

Common side effects include:

  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Sweating
  • Hot flashes
  • Weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Bladder pain
  • Fainting
  • Heartburn
  • Sneezing
  • Loss of appetite
  • Joint swelling or pain
  • Swelling in your legs or feet
  • And more.