Abiraterone acetate Tablet is an anticancer medication. Abiraterone acetate works by preventing androgen (male hormone) production in man. This is done by inhibiting an enzyme (CYP17) that is responsible for the production of androgen. This is how Abiraterone acetate slows down the growth of prostate cancer.
Abiraterone acetate Tablet is used in the treatment of cancer of the prostate gland. Abiraterone acetate may be also used to treat other conditions, as determined by the doctor. It is sometimes used with certain other medicines as part of combination chemotherapy.