Enzalutamide - side effects

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My hubby has been taking Enzalutamide for almost 8 months and it is working well in bringing down his PSA to 1. However, the unwelcome side effects are increasing - extreme fatigue, loss of concentration and forgetfulness - all known side effects of the drug. I wondered if others taking the drug had experienced similar problems and how they had coped. I also wondered if others had reduced the number of capsules taken each day (on oncological advice), and if this had helped to reduce the side effects.

Any help or advice would be appreciated.

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    Hi, I am not on that drug, but on another drug. I too suffer side effects. The question you should pose your oncologist (and if you don't like his/her response then find an oncologist you're more satisfied with) is whether lowering the dose will affect the recovery.

    If it will not affect recovery then it is logical that the unwelcome side effects will be lessened as the dose is reduced.

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