Lysodren Oral Tablet 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Lysodren: Oral tablet (500mg)

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Lysodren 500mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Oncology Products
Pill Identification: BL L1 

What is this Medicine?

MITOTANE (MYE toe tane) limits the activity of the adrenal gland. It is used to treat adrenal cancer that cannot be treated by surgery.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Lysodren: Oral tablet(500mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Lysodren 500mg Tablet

NDC: 000153080
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Adrenocortical Cancer

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cushing's Syndrome

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Lysodren 500mg Tablet
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Bristol Myers Squibb Oncology Products
Pill Identification: BL L1 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Lysodren 500mg Tablet

Vomiting Incidence:
<80.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<80.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<80.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<80.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
15.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
15.0-40.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
15.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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