Hormonal Therapy


Trelstar® (April 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... Continue Reading

Triptorelin Pamoate (April 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... Continue Reading

Enzalutamide (April 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... Continue Reading

Abiraterone (April 14, 2014)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Abiraterone Trade Name: Zytiga™ How is this drug used? Zytiga is used in combination with prednisone for metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer that has... Continue Reading

Avodart® (February 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... Continue Reading

Dutasteride (February 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... Continue Reading

Proscar® (February 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... Continue Reading

Finasteride (February 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... Continue Reading

Xtandi® (September 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... Continue Reading

Zytiga™ (May 31, 2011)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Abiraterone Trade Name: Zytiga™ How is this drug used? Zytiga is used in combination with prednisone for metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer that has... Continue Reading

Nolvadex® (October 19, 2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Tamoxifen (tam-OCKS-eh-fin), tamoxifen citrate Trade Name: Nolvadex® How is this drug used? Tamoxifen is FDA approved for the treatment of hormone-positive or hormone... Continue Reading

Nilutamide (October 18, 2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Nilutamide (ni-LOO-te-mide) Trade Name: Nilandron®, Anandron® How is this drug used? Nilutamide is approved for the treatment of stage D2 prostate cancer, where... Continue Reading

Nilandron® (October 18, 2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Nilutamide (ni-LOO-te-mide) Trade Name: Nilandron®, Anandron® How is this drug used? Nilutamide is approved for the treatment of stage D2 prostate cancer, where... Continue Reading

megestrol acetate (October 18, 2010)

Class: Hormonal agent Generic Name: Megestrol acetate (MEJ-eh-strol ASS-eh-tate) Trade Name: Megace® How is this drug used? Megestrol acetate is FDA approved for the treatment of inoperable, recurrent... Continue Reading

Viadur® (October 18, 2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Leuprolide (LOO-proe-lide) Trade Name: Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®, Viadur® How is this drug used? Leuprolide is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced... Continue Reading

Viadur® (October 18, 2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Leuprolide (LOO-proe-lide) Trade Name: Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®, Viadur® How is this drug used? Leuprolide is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced... Continue Reading

Viadur® (October 18, 2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Leuprolide (LOO-proe-lide) Trade Name: Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®, Viadur® How is this drug used? Leuprolide is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced... Continue Reading

Viadur® (October 18, 2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Leuprolide (LOO-proe-lide) Trade Name: Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®, Viadur® How is this drug used? Leuprolide is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced... Continue Reading

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