Patient Ratings for Aminoglutethimide

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What are you taking Aminoglutethimide for?

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  • Other
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Neoplasms, Hormone-dependent
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

How long have you been taking it?

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  • Less than a week
  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

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Uses of Aminoglutethimide


Aminoglutethimide is used in the treatment of:

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Neoplasms, Hormone-Dependent
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Aminoglutethimide Brand Names

Aminoglutethimide may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Aminoglutethimide Drug Class

Aminoglutethimide is part of the drug class:

Aminoglutethimide Interactions

This is not a complete list of Aminoglutethimidedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Aminoglutethimide and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Aminoglutethimide falls into category D:

It has been shown that use of Aminoglutethimide in pregnant women caused some babies to be born with problems. However, in some serious situations, the benefit of using this medication may be greater than the risk of harm to the baby.

Aminoglutethimide Dosage

Take aminoglutethimide exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Aminoglutethimide dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Aminoglutethimide is available in the following doses:

  • Aminoglutethimide 250 Mg Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Aminoglutethimide is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet