Prostate Cancer Medication

Popular Prostate Cancer Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Androgen Receptor Inhibitors 17
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BICALUTAMIDE blocks the effect of the male hormone testosterone on the prostate. This medicine is used to treat advanced prostate cancer in men. It is given with other treatments.
CYP17 Inhibitors 8,653
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ABIRATERONE blocks the effect of the male hormone called testosterone. This medicine is used for certain types of prostate cancer.
Androgen Receptor Inhibitors 9,396
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ENZALUTAMIDE blocks the effect of the male hormone called testosterone. This medicine is used for certain types of prostate cancer.
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Agonists 1,057
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LEUPROLIDE is a man-made protein that acts like a natural hormone in the body. It decreases testosterone in men and decreases estrogen in women. In men, this medicine is used to treat advanced prostate cancer. In women, some forms of this medicine may be used to treat endometriosis, uterine fibroids, or other female hormone-related problems.
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Agonists 166
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LEUPROLIDE is a man-made hormone. It is used to treat the symptoms of prostate cancer. This medicine may also be used to treat children with early onset of puberty. It may be used for other hormonal conditions.
Androgen Receptor Inhibitors 22
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FLUTAMIDE blocks the effect of the male hormone called testosterone. It is used in combination with another medication to treat prostate cancer.
RANKL Inhibitors 2,047
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DENOSUMAB (den oh sue mab) slows bone breakdown. Prolia is used to treat osteoporosis in women after menopause and in men. Xgeva is used to prevent bone fractures and other bone problems caused by cancer bone metastases. Xgeva is also used to treat giant cell tumor of the bone.
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Agonists 559
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GOSERELIN is similar to a hormone found in the body. It lowers the amount of sex hormones that the body makes. Men will have lower testosterone levels and women will have lower estrogen levels while taking this medicine. In men, this medicine is used to treat prostate cancer; the injection is either given once per month or once every 12 weeks. A once per month injection (only) is used to treat women with endometriosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or advanced breast cancer.
Microtubule Inhibitors 2,336
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DOCETAXEL is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancers like breast cancer, certain stomach cancers, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer.
Androgen Receptor Inhibitors 9,467
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NILUTAMIDE blocks the effect of the male hormone called testosterone. It is used with surgery to treat prostate cancer.
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Antagonists 1,599
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DEGARELIX is used to treat men with advanced prostate cancer.
Alkylating Drugs 82
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ESTRAMUSTINE is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat prostate cancer.
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Agonists 1,365
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LEUPROLIDE is a man-made protein that acts like a natural hormone in the body. It decreases testosterone in men and decreases estrogen in women. In men, this medicine is used to treat advanced prostate cancer. In women, some forms of this medicine may be used to treat endometriosis, uterine fibroids, or other female hormone-related problems.
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Agonists 3,703
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HISTRELIN is used to treat the symptoms of advanced prostate cancer. The implant contains a drug that is like a natural hormone in the body called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH). It is placed under the skin and releases the drug over 12 months.
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TRIPTORELIN decreases testosterone in men and estrogen in women. It is used to treat advanced prostate cancer and endometriosis.
Microtubule Inhibitors 1,112
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DOCETAXEL is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancers like breast cancer, certain stomach cancers, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer.
Microtubule Inhibitors 9,767
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CABAZITAXEL is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat prostate cancer. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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