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XTANDI is a prescription medicine used to treat men with prostate cancer that no longer responds to a medical or surgical treatment that lowers testosterone and that has spread to other parts of the body. (This is a type of advanced prostate cancer.)

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How to Get XTANDI

There are 2 ways to get XTANDI

Below are the 2 types of pharmacies that may fill your XTANDI prescription. XTANDI is not available at your local drugstore.

  • Specialty pharmacy

    In most cases, your doctor will send your XTANDI prescription to a specialty pharmacy. A specialty pharmacy fills prescriptions for certain medicines that are not available at regular drugstores. One benefit of getting XTANDI from a specialty pharmacy is that your medicine will be mailed right to your home. The specialty pharmacy will call you to arrange the delivery of your medicine.

    Specialty pharmacies may also offer other services to assist you. These include helping you understand your insurance coverage and finding programs that may offer financial assistance if you can’t afford your co-pay or medicine.* They can also provide you with helpful information about XTANDI.

  • Pharmacy in your doctor’s office

    In some cases, your doctor’s office may have its own pharmacy that can fill your XTANDI prescription.

*Subject to eligibility. Restrictions may apply.

Getting XTANDI from a specialty pharmacy

Here's how the process typically works, and a few tips to help ensure it goes as smoothly as possible.

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At your doctor’s office:

A member of your healthcare team will fill out the required insurance paperwork with you and then send your prescription for XTANDI to a specialty pharmacy or XTANDI Support SolutionsSM to help with the process.

TipAt your appointment, confirm that your insurance paperwork is complete.

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A few days after your appointment:

The specialty pharmacy will call you about your out-of-pocket costs and arrange the delivery of your medicine. You may also receive a call from XTANDI Support Solutions if there are any questions with the insurance paperwork.

TipReach out to your doctor if you haven’t heard from your specialty pharmacy within a few days.

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When it’s time for delivery:

XTANDI may be delivered right to your home or office.

TipIf you haven’t received your medicine, call your healthcare provider or specialty pharmacy.

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When it’s time for a refill:

Your specialty pharmacy will call you to arrange a refill.

TipContact your specialty pharmacy 2 weeks before your medicine is going to run out if you have not heard from them.

XTANDI Support Solutions can help you get XTANDI. All you have to do is call 1-855-8XTANDI (1-855-898-2634). 1-855-898-2634. Our dedicated access specialists are here to help.

Who is XTANDI for?

XTANDI is a prescription medicine used to treat men with prostate cancer that no longer responds to a medical or surgical treatment that lowers testosterone and that has spread to other parts of the body. (This is a type of advanced prostate cancer.)

Important Safety Information

Who should not take XTANDI? XTANDI is not for use in women. Do not take XTANDI if you are pregnant or may become pregnant. XTANDI can harm your unborn baby. It is not known if XTANDI is safe and effective in children.

Before you take XTANDI, tell your healthcare provider if you:

  • Have a history of seizures, brain injury, stroke or brain tumors.
  • Have any other medical conditions.
  • Have a partner who is pregnant or may become pregnant. Men who are sexually active with a pregnant woman must use a condom during and for 3 months after treatment with XTANDI. If your sexual partner may become pregnant, a condom and another form of birth control must be used during and for 3 months after treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have questions about birth control. See "Who should not take XTANDI?"
  • Take any other medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. XTANDI may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how XTANDI works. You should not start or stop any medicine before you talk with the healthcare provider that prescribed XTANDI.

How should I take XTANDI?

  • Take XTANDI exactly as your healthcare provider tells you.
  • Take your prescribed dose of XTANDI one time a day, at the same time each day.
  • Your healthcare provider may change your dose if needed.
  • Do not change or stop taking your prescribed dose of XTANDI without talking with your healthcare provider first.
  • XTANDI can be taken with or without food.
  • Swallow XTANDI capsules whole. Do not chew, dissolve, or open the capsules.
  • If you miss a dose of XTANDI, take your prescribed dose as soon as you remember that day. If you miss your daily dose, take your prescribed dose at your regular time the next day. Do not take more than your prescribed dose of XTANDI in one day.
  • If you take too much XTANDI, call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest emergency room right away. You may have an increased risk of seizure if you take too much XTANDI.

What are the possible side effects of XTANDI?

XTANDI may cause serious side effects including:

  • Seizure.Seizure. If you take XTANDI you may be at risk of having a seizure. You should avoid activities where a sudden loss of consciousness could cause serious harm to yourself or others. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have loss of consciousness or seizure. Your healthcare provider will stop XTANDI if you have a seizure during treatment.
  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES).Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES). If you take XTANDI you may be at risk of developing a condition involving the brain called PRES. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have a seizure or quickly worsening symptoms such as headache, decreased alertness, confusion, reduced eyesight, blurred vision or other visual problems. Your healthcare provider will do a test to check for PRES. Your healthcare provider will stop XTANDI if you develop PRES.

The most common side effects of XTANDI include weakness or feeling more tired than usual, back pain, decreased appetite, constipation, joint pain, diarrhea, hot flashes, upper respiratory tract infection, swelling in your hands, arms, legs, or feet, shortness of breath, muscle and bone pain, weight loss, headache, high blood pressure, dizziness, and a feeling that you or things around you are moving or spinning (vertigo).

XTANDI may cause infections, falls and injuries from falls. Tell your healthcare provider if you have signs or symptoms of an infection or if you fall.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of XTANDI. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-10881-800-FDA-1088.

Please see the Full Prescribing Information for complete prescribing information.

Who is XTANDI for?

XTANDI is a prescription medicine used to treat men with prostate cancer that no longer responds to a medical or surgical treatment that lowers testosterone and that has spread to other parts of the body. (This is a type of advanced prostate cancer.)

Important Safety Information

Who should not take XTANDI? XTANDI is not for use in women. Do not take XTANDI if you are pregnant or may become pregnant. XTANDI can harm your unborn baby. It is not known if XTANDI is safe and effective in children.

Before you take XTANDI, tell your healthcare provider if you:

  • Have a history of seizures, brain injury, stroke or brain tumors.
  • Have any other medical conditions.
  • Have a partner who is pregnant or may become pregnant. Men who are sexually active with a pregnant woman must use a condom during and for 3 months after treatment with XTANDI. If your sexual partner may become pregnant, a condom and another form of birth control must be used during and for 3 months after treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have questions about birth control. See "Who should not take XTANDI?"
  • Take any other medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. XTANDI may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how XTANDI works. You should not start or stop any medicine before you talk with the healthcare provider that prescribed XTANDI.

How should I take XTANDI?

  • Take XTANDI exactly as your healthcare provider tells you.
  • Take your prescribed dose of XTANDI one time a day, at the same time each day.
  • Your healthcare provider may change your dose if needed.
  • Do not change or stop taking your prescribed dose of XTANDI without talking with your healthcare provider first.
  • XTANDI can be taken with or without food.
  • Swallow XTANDI capsules whole. Do not chew, dissolve, or open the capsules.
  • If you miss a dose of XTANDI, take your prescribed dose as soon as you remember that day. If you miss your daily dose, take your prescribed dose at your regular time the next day. Do not take more than your prescribed dose of XTANDI in one day.
  • If you take too much XTANDI, call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest emergency room right away. You may have an increased risk of seizure if you take too much XTANDI.

What are the possible side effects of XTANDI?

XTANDI may cause serious side effects including:

  • Seizure.Seizure. If you take XTANDI you may be at risk of having a seizure. You should avoid activities where a sudden loss of consciousness could cause serious harm to yourself or others. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have loss of consciousness or seizure. Your healthcare provider will stop XTANDI if you have a seizure during treatment.
  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES).Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES). If you take XTANDI you may be at risk of developing a condition involving the brain called PRES. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have a seizure or quickly worsening symptoms such as headache, decreased alertness, confusion, reduced eyesight, blurred vision or other visual problems. Your healthcare provider will do a test to check for PRES. Your healthcare provider will stop XTANDI if you develop PRES.

The most common side effects of XTANDI include weakness or feeling more tired than usual, back pain, decreased appetite, constipation, joint pain, diarrhea, hot flashes, upper respiratory tract infection, swelling in your hands, arms, legs, or feet, shortness of breath, muscle and bone pain, weight loss, headache, high blood pressure, dizziness, and a feeling that you or things around you are moving or spinning (vertigo).

XTANDI may cause infections, falls and injuries from falls. Tell your healthcare provider if you have signs or symptoms of an infection or if you fall.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of XTANDI. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see the Full Prescribing Information for complete prescribing information.

Important Safety Information

Who should not take XTANDI? XTANDI is not for use in women. Do not take XTANDI if you are pregnant or may become pregnant. XTANDI can harm your unborn baby. It is not known if XTANDI is safe and effective in children.

Before you take XTANDI, tell your healthcare provider if you:

  • Have a history of seizures, brain injury, stroke or brain tumors.
  • Have any other medical conditions.
  • Have a partner who is pregnant or may become pregnant. Men who are sexually active with a pregnant woman must use a condom during and for 3 months after treatment with XTANDI. If your sexual partner may become pregnant, a condom and another form of birth control must be used during and for 3 months after treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have questions about birth control. See "Who should not take XTANDI?"
  • Take any other medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. XTANDI may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how XTANDI works. You should not start or stop any medicine before you talk with the healthcare provider that prescribed XTANDI.

How should I take XTANDI?

  • Take XTANDI exactly as your healthcare provider tells you.
  • Take your prescribed dose of XTANDI one time a day, at the same time each day.
  • Your healthcare provider may change your dose if needed.
  • Do not change or stop taking your prescribed dose of XTANDI without talking with your healthcare provider first.
  • XTANDI can be taken with or without food.
  • Swallow XTANDI capsules whole. Do not chew, dissolve, or open the capsules.
  • If you miss a dose of XTANDI, take your prescribed dose as soon as you remember that day. If you miss your daily dose, take your prescribed dose at your regular time the next day. Do not take more than your prescribed dose of XTANDI in one day.
  • If you take too much XTANDI, call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest emergency room right away. You may have an increased risk of seizure if you take too much XTANDI.

What are the possible side effects of XTANDI?

XTANDI may cause serious side effects including:

  • Seizure.Seizure. If you take XTANDI you may be at risk of having a seizure. You should avoid activities where a sudden loss of consciousness could cause serious harm to yourself or others. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have loss of consciousness or seizure. Your healthcare provider will stop XTANDI if you have a seizure during treatment.
  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES).Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES). If you take XTANDI you may be at risk of developing a condition involving the brain called PRES. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have a seizure or quickly worsening symptoms such as headache, decreased alertness, confusion, reduced eyesight, blurred vision or other visual problems. Your healthcare provider will do a test to check for PRES. Your healthcare provider will stop XTANDI if you develop PRES.

The most common side effects of XTANDI include weakness or feeling more tired than usual, back pain, decreased appetite, constipation, joint pain, diarrhea, hot flashes, upper respiratory tract infection, swelling in your hands, arms, legs, or feet, shortness of breath, muscle and bone pain, weight loss, headache, high blood pressure, dizziness, and a feeling that you or things around you are moving or spinning (vertigo).

XTANDI may cause infections, falls and injuries from falls. Tell your healthcare provider if you have signs or symptoms of an infection or if you fall.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of XTANDI. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see the Full Prescribing Information for complete prescribing information.