an antineoplastic androgen analog.
indications It is prescribed as palliative treatment of advanced postmenopausal breast cancer and in premenopausal women whose ovarian function has been terminated.
contraindications Pregnancy, lactation, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. It is not given to men.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are hypercalcemia and peripheral neuropathies with numbness or tingling.
An antineoplastic agent used in treating carcinoma of the breast in postmenopausal women.