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Are Nubeqa and Xtandi the Same Thing?
Nubeqa (darolutamide) and Xtandi (enzalutamide) are androgen receptor inhibitors indicated for the treatment of patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Xtandi is used in patients who have previously received Docefrez (docetaxel).
Side effects of Nubeqa and that are similar include fatigue/tiredness.
Side effects of Nubeqa that are different from Xtandi include pain in extremities and rash.
Side effects of Xtandi that are different from Nubeqa include seizures, back pain, diarrhea, joint or muscle pain, hot flashes, flushing (warmth, redness, or hot feeling), headache, muscle weakness or stiffness, anxiety, dizziness, sleep problems (insomnia), numbness/burning pain/tingling/prickly feeling under your skin, swelling in your hands or feet, cold symptoms (such as stuffy nose, sneezing, and sore throat), high blood pressure (hypertension), upper respiratory tract infection, blood in the urine, urinary frequency, dry skin, itching, and nosebleeds.
Nubeqa may interact with rifampicin, itraconazole, midazolam, and rosuvastatin.
Xtandi may interact with other drugs.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Nubeqa?
Common side effects of Nubeqa include:
- pain in extremities, and
What Are Possible Side Effects of Xtandi?
Common side effects of Xtandi include:
- back pain,
- joint or muscle pain,
- hot flashes,
- flushing (warmth, redness, or hot feeling),
- muscle weakness or stiffness,
- sleep problems (insomnia),
- feeling tired,
- numbness/burning pain/tingling/prickly feeling under your skin,
- swelling in your hands or feet,
- cold symptoms (such as stuffy nose, sneezing, and sore throat),
- high blood pressure,
- upper respiratory tract infection,
- blood in the urine,
- urinary frequency,
- dry skin,
- itching, or
What Is Nubeqa?
Nubeqa (darolutamide) is an androgen receptor inhibitor indicated for the treatment of patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
What Is Xtandi?
Xtandi (enzalutamide) is an androgen receptor inhibitor indicated for the treatment of prostate cancer in patients who have previously received Docefrez (docetaxel).
What Drugs Interact With Nubeqa?
Nubeqa may interact with rifampicin, itraconazole, midazolam, and rosuvastatin. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
What Drugs Interact With Xtandi?
Xtandi may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all prescription and OTC medications you are taking.
How Should Nubeqa be Taken?
The dose of Nubeqa is 600 mg, (two 300 mg tablets) administered orally twice daily with food. Patients should also receive a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analog concurrently or should have had bilateral orchiectomy.
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