Nilutamide (Nilandron)

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Also known as Anandron.

General information

Class/mechanism: Antiandrogen, nonsteroidal. Nilutamide competitively inhibits the effects of testosterone by interacting with the androgen receptor.[1][2]
Route: PO
Extravasation: n/a

For conciseness and simplicity, currently will focus on treatment regimens and not list information such as: renal/hepatic dose adjustments, metabolism (including CYP450), excretion, monitoring parameters (although this will be considered for checklists), or manufacturer. Instead, for the most current information, please refer to your preferred pharmacopeias such as Micromedex, Lexicomp, UpToDate (courtesy of Lexicomp), or the prescribing information.[1]

Diseases for which it is used

Patient drug information


  1. 1.0 1.1 Nilutamide (Nilandron) package insert
  2. Nilutamide (Nilandron) package insert (locally hosted backup)
  3. Nilutamide (Nilandron) patient drug information (Chemocare)
  4. Nilutamide (Nilandron) patient drug information (UpToDate)