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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose of XTANDI is 160 mg (four 40 mg capsules) administered orally once daily. XTANDI can be taken with or without food [see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY]. Swallow capsules whole. Do not chew, dissolve, or open the capsules.
If a patient experiences a ≥ Grade 3 toxicity or an intolerable side effect, withhold dosing for one week or until symptoms improve to ≤ Grade 2, then resume at the same or a reduced dose (120 mg or 80 mg), if warranted.
Concomitant Strong CYP2C8 Inhibitors
The concomitant use of strong CYP2C8 inhibitors should be avoided if possible. If patients must be co-administered a strong CYP2C8 inhibitor, reduce the XTANDI dose to 80 mg once daily. If co-administration of the strong inhibitor is discontinued, the XTANDI dose should be returned to the dose used prior to initiation of the strong CYP2C8 inhibitor [see DRUG INTERACTIONS and CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY].
Concomitant Strong CYP3A4 Inducers
The concomitant use of strong CYP3A4 inducers should be avoided if possible. If patients must be co-administered a strong CYP3A4 inducer, increase the XTANDI dose from 160 mg to 240 mg once daily. If co-administration of the strong CYP3A4 inducer is discontinued, the XTANDI dose should be returned to the dose used prior to initiation of the strong CYP3A4 inducer [see DRUG INTERACTIONS and CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY].
Dosage Forms And Strengths
XTANDI 40 mg capsules are white to off-white oblong soft gelatin capsules imprinted in black ink with ENZ.
Storage And Handling
- XTANDI (enzalutamide) 40 mg capsules are supplied as white to off-white oblong soft gelatin capsules imprinted in black ink with ENZ. XTANDI capsules are available in the following package sizes:
Bottles of 120 capsules (NDC 0469-0125-99)
Recommended storage: Store XTANDI capsules at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F) in a dry place and keep the container tightly closed. Excursions permitted from 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F).
Manufactured by: Catalent Pharma Solutions, LLC, St. Petersburg, FL 33716. Marketed by: Astellas Pharma US, Inc., Northbrook, IL 60062 Medivation Inc., San Francisco, CA 94105. Revised: October 2015This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/16/2015
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