• Composition : Abiraterone Acetate
  • Manufacturer: Glenmark
  • Indication: Prostate Cancer
  • Packaging: Bottle
  • Dosage Form: Tablet


  • 250mg
  • 500mg

Generic Name/Composition: Zytiga/Abiraterone Acetate

Therapeutic classification: Anti-neoplastic

Substitute Medicine: Arbitus, Zytiprost

Medicinal Use Of Abirapro 250mg Tablet (Abiraterone)

Abirapro is an anti-cancer drug. It is administered mainly for metastatic prostate cancer in men. It is an oral drug administered combined with prednisolone to patients not responding to any treatments.

Mode Of Action Of Abirapro 250mg Tablet (Abiraterone)

Abiraterone, the key ingredient of the medicine Abirapro prevents the prostate cancer cells from metasizing. It prevents androgen (male hormone) production in man by inhibiting an enzyme (CYP17) which is responsible for the production of androgen.

Alternate Brands

  • Abirakast
  • Abiracine

Safety Precautions For Abirapro 250mg Tablet (Abiraterone)

Serious Side Effects Of Abirapro:

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Increased Blood Pressure
  • Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia) or Pounding Heartbeat (Palpitations)
  • Swelling of Ankles or Feet (Edema)
  • Dizziness
  • Decreased White blood cell count
  • Increased Liver Enzymes
  • Potassium Levels in Blood
  • Lung Irritation (allergic alveolitis)
  • Patchy skin/Pale skin tone

Common Side Effects Of Abirapro:

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Reducing bone strength resulting in frequent fractures
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia) and triglycerides
  • Anemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite

Note: Please refer a doctor immediately in case of any such side effects. Symptoms should not be ignored as it may lead to higher risks

  • The side effects of the medicine make it necessary for regular checkups and monitoring by medical advisor.
  • It is advised that the Abirapro be administered 1 hour before meal or 2 hours after your meal. Abirapro has adverse reactions to certain types of food resulting in serious side effects such as high blood pressure, muscle weakness, paralysis, and breathing difficulties. The medicine needs to be strictly administered on empty stomach on advisement from the doctor.
  • Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited to patients undergoing the administration of Abirapro 250mg

Direction For Use Of Abirapro 250mg Tablet (Abiraterone)

  • Use as prescribed by the physician
  • Do not consume more than 4 tablets of Abirapro (1000mg) in 1 day
  • Abirapro to be administered orally only in whole
  • Medicine to be strictly administered on empty stomach
  • In case of overdose or missed dose, doctor should be referred immediately.

Warning Use Of Abirapro 250mg Tablet (Abiraterone)

  1. Store Abirapro at room temperature 15-25ºC (59-77°F).
  2. Not advised for patients suffering from hepatic impairment, cardiovascular disease, and kidney problems.
  3. Not recommended for use in pediatric patients or females.
  4. Abirapro can cause fetal harm, effective contraception methods must be used by patient under the administration for prevention of transfer of medication through bodily fluids.

Do not donate sperm during administration of the medicine. Refer a doctor before donation.


  • Composition : Abiraterone Acetate
  • Manufacturer: Glenmark
  • Indication: Prostate Cancer
  • Packaging: Bottle
  • Dosage Form: Tablet


  • 250mg
  • 500mg