Flutamide is an antiandrogen. It works in the body to prevent the actions of androgens (male hormones). Flutamide is used in the treatment of prostate cancer. Flutamide may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Flutamide is a nonsteroidal antiandrogen medication that primarily treats prostate cancer. Flutamide belongs to a drug class anti androgens hormones or antineoplastics. It has various brand names such as Eulexin, Cytomid, Chimax, Flutamin and Drogen. Flutamide works as an androgen receptor, AR, silent antagonist that competes with testosterone and its metabolite, dihydrotestosterone, DHT to bind ARs in the prostate gland.