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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Eulexin

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Question: I was trying to find out about two medicines that my father-in-law is taking. They are Eulexin and Flutamide. We want to know what they do.

Answer: Eulexin(flutamide) is an antiandrogen used mainly in causing medical castration. That is, complete inference with testosterone at the cellular level leading to a complete absence of testerones effects. This drug is commonly used in prostatic cancer since testosterone will accelerate the cancer. It is commonly used with leuprolide to treat prostate cancer. Some have advocated this drug to be used in sexual offenders as a way to decrease testerone levels.
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