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Casodex
(Bicalutamide)

Formulation : Tablet

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Casodex /Bicalutamide used for?

Casodex is an anti-androgen which works by preventing the actions of these androgens which are certain male hormones. Casodex is used in conjunction with another hormone to help treat prostate cancer.

How should Casodex /Bicalutamide be stored?

Keep Casodex stored at room temperature and away from heat or moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Casodex/Bicalutamide ?

Take Casodex exactly as it was prescribed to you. Casodex is taken either through injection or from a tiny chip that is implanted under the skin. Schedule regular blood tests, and regular tests to determine that your prostate and liver are functioning properly.

When should Casodex /Bicalutamide not be taken?

Talk to your doctor about liver disease, diabetes, or any other serious illness. Do not take Casodex if you have not started the other parts of your prostate cancer treatment. Do not take Casodex if you stat to experience any of the serious side effects. Women and Children should never take Casodex.

What precautions should I follow when taking Casodex /Bicalutamide ?

Schedule regular tests for your liver, prostate, and blood. Do not start taking Casodex if you have not begun the other parts of your prostate cancer treatment. Women and children should never take Casodex. Casodex can cause birth defects in women who may have accidentally made contact with Casodex. Your doctor will discuss further details about restrictions on things like food and exercise.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Casodex /Bicalutamide ?

Casodex can cause birth defects in women who may have accidentally made contact with Casodex.

When should Casodex /Bicalutamide not be taken?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Serious side effects include: chest pain, cough or trouble breathing; feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion; swelling in your hands or feet; fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding; blood in your urine; or nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, itching, dark urine, clay-colored stools, and jaundice. Some less serious side effects include: hot flashes; breast pain or swelling; weakness, dizziness; back pain, pelvic pain, joint or muscle pain; increased nighttime urination; upset stomach, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation; weight changes; impotence, loss of interest in sex, or trouble having an orgasm; dizziness, headache; or sore throat, runny nose or other cold symptoms.

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