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Xtandi

XTANDI®
(enzalutamide) Capsules

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Enzalutamide is an androgen receptor inhibitor. The chemical name is 4-{3-[4-cyano-3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-5,5dimethyl-4-oxo-2-sulfanylideneimidazolidin-1-yl}-2-fluoro-N-methylbenzamide.

The molecular weight is 464.44 and molecular formula is C21H16F4N4O2S. The structural formula is:

XTANDI® (enzalutamide) Structural Formula Illustration

Enzalutamide is a white crystalline non-hygroscopic solid. It is practically insoluble in water.

XTANDI is provided as liquid-filled soft gelatin capsules for oral administration. Each capsule contains 40 mg of enzalutamide as a solution in caprylocaproyl polyoxylglycerides. The inactive ingredients are caprylocaproyl polyoxylglycerides, butylated hydroxyanisole, butylated hydroxytoluene, gelatin, sorbitol sorbitan solution, glycerin, purified water, titanium dioxide, and black iron oxide.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/18/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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