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Rs.12,900.96/Pack
Rs 15,177.60

Rs.0.43/tablet

14 tablet(s)/Unit

Pack Size : 28 tablet

Rs.15177.6 Total

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Prescription Required

Casodex 50mg tablet

Casodex 50mg tablet is composed of

Bicalutamide (50mg)

Belongs to the category

Cancer (Oncology)

Precaution:

The patients with moderate to severe hepatic (liver) and renal (kidney) impairment and heart function abnormalities and diseases should use this medicine cautiously. Please perform periodic liver function tests and avoid exposure to sunlight and ultraviolet light during use of this medicine. Additionally, please consider withdrawing this medicine if disease progresses and there is Prostatic Serum Antigen elevation (usually indicative of prostatic abnormalities).

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usesUses of Casodex

This medicine is used to treat advanced prostatic cancer in combination with hormone-associated therapy or surgical castration. It is also used as immediate therapy in localized prostate cancer in patients not being treated with radical prostatectomy (surgical removal of the prostate and some surrounding structures) or radiotherapy (X-rays or similar forms of radiation), and in locally advanced prostate cancer either alone or as an adjunct with radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy. It is also used in treating locally advanced and non-metastatic (cancer that does not spread) prostate cancer when surgical castration or other medical intervention is not possible.

side-effectsSide effects of Casodex

The patients administered with this medicine may experience hot flushes, pruritus (severe skin itching), breast tenderness, nausea, gynecomastia (male breast enlargement), asthenia (weakness), liver function changes (temporary), diarrhea, chest pain (rare), heart failure and other heart function disturbances, weight changes, abdominal pain, dyspepsia (indigestion), depression, alopecia (abnormal hair loss), hair regrowth, hematuria (blood in urine), decreased libido, dizziness, gastrointestinal disturbances, swelling, skin reactions, erectile dysfunction, and sun-exposure sensitivity.

pillsWhen not to use Casodex

The patients with allergies to any of the medicine’s components, and severe hepatic (liver) or renal (kidney) impairment should avoid use of this medicine. Please consult your doctor for further information regarding contraindications.

pills Expert Advice for Casodex

  • Please contact your doctor if you notice yellowing of your eye or skin.
  • Please contact your doctor if you notice any unusual symptoms such as excessive bleeding or bruising, urine or stool color changes, sleep-pattern changes, urination problems/changes, muscle pain, etc.
  • If you are a diabetic, please regularly monitor blood glucose levels during use of this medicine.

Q: 1. How do you feel when taking bicalutamide?
Q: 2. Is Bicalutamide a form of chemotherapy?
Q: 3. How effective is Bicalutamide?
Q: 4. Does bicalutamide affect the immune system?
Q: 5. What happens when I stop taking bicalutamide?

Warnings

  • pregnant

    Pregnancy

    The effects of this medicine are unknown in pregnant females. Therefore, please consult your doctor before use.

     

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    The effects of this medicine are unknown in lactating females. Therefore, please consult your doctor before use.

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