nilutamide - oral, Nilandron
GENERIC NAME: NILUTAMIDE - ORAL (nye-LOO-tuh-mide)
BRAND NAME(S): Nilandron
WARNING: Rarely, nilutamide has caused severe (sometimes fatal) lung problems (interstitial pneumonitis). Seek immediate medical attention if you develop symptoms of lung problems (such as cough, trouble breathing, chest pain, fever). Lung problems can happen at any time while you are taking nilutamide, but they occur most often during the first 3 months of treatment. Your doctor will tell you whether to stop or continue nilutamide.
Your doctor may have you get a chest X-ray and breathing tests before you start nilutamide.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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