- Mechanism of Action
- Inhibits 17-α hydroxylase / C17,20-lyase (CYP17) which is expressed in prostatic tumour tissue and is required for androgen synthesis.
- Metastatic prostate cancer.
- Adverse Effects
- Hot flushes
- Peripheral oedema
- LFT derangement
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