Do not take ZYTIGA® if you are pregnant or may become pregnant. ZYTIGA® may harm your unborn baby. Women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant should not touch ZYTIGA®without protection, such as gloves.
ZYTIGA® is not for use in women or children. Keep ZYTIGA® and all medicines out of the reach of children.
If you are taking ZYTIGA®:
Take ZYTIGA® and prednisone exactly as your healthcare provider tells you.
Take your prescribed dose of ZYTIGA® one time a day. Your healthcare provider may change your dose if needed.
Do not stop taking your prescribed dose of ZYTIGA® or prednisone without talking to your healthcare provider first.
Take ZYTIGA® on an empty stomach. Do not take ZYTIGA® with food. Taking ZYTIGA® with food may cause more of the medicine to be absorbed by the body than is needed and this may cause side effects.
No food should be eaten 2 hours before and 1 hour after taking ZYTIGA®.
Swallow ZYTIGA® tablets whole. Do not crush or chew tablets.
Take ZYTIGA® tablets with water.
Your healthcare provider will do blood tests to check for side effects.
Men who are sexually active with a pregnant woman must use a condom during and for one week after treatment with ZYTIGA®. If their sexual partner may become pregnant a condom and another form of birth control must be used during and for one week after treatment with ZYTIGA®. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have any questions about birth control.