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If you have advanced prostate cancer that has not responded to other medical treatments, your healthcare provider may prescribe abiraterone acetate (Zytiga™). This medicine comes as tablets and is taken once daily. It works to slow down the growth of cancer cells by decreasing testosterone levels. Fluid retention (edema), muscle aches, and hot flushes are among the possible side effects of abiraterone.
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