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  • Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd
  • Equivalent Brands : Casodex
  • Generic Brands : Bicalutamide

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1. Buy Cassotide 50mg Online

Bicalutamide is an oral non-steroidal anti-androgen for prostate cancer. It binds to the androgen receptor.

When bicalutamide is combined with luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analogue therapy, the suppression of serum testosterone induced by the LHRH analogue is not affected. However, in clinical trials with bicalutamide as a single agent for prostate cancer, rises in serum testosterone and oestradiol have been noted.

2. How To Cassotide 50mg Work?

Bicalutamide is a non-steroid anti-androgen; it has no additional endocrine activity. It is bound to androgen receptors without activating gene expression and thereby inhibits androgen stimulation. The result of this inhibition is the regression of prostate tumours.

In a subset of patients who have been treated with bicalutamide and an LHRH agonist, and who discontinue bicalutamide therapy due to progressive advanced prostate cancer, a reduction in the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and/or clinical improvement (anti-androgen withdrawal phenomenon) may be observed.

Bicalutamide is a racemate, with its anti-androgenic activity being almost exclusively in the (R)-enantiomer.

3. What is Cassotide 50mg Tablet?

A non-steroidal anti-androgen, Cassotide 50Mg Tablet is used in combination with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone for treating prostate cancer. It works by blocking the action of testosterone. This medicine may also be used prevent priapism, to treat excessive hair growth in women and to treat early puberty in boys. It also acts as a component of hormone therapy for transgender women.

Common side effects of Cassotide 50Mg Tablet in men include breast tenderness, breast enlargement and hot flashes. Some other side effects in men include sexual dysfunction and feminisation. It can also cause lung toxicity and liver damage. Common side effects that may occur include constipation, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, itching, nausea, dry skin and rash.

Inform your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to it. Some medicines like oral anti-coagulants and midazolam can interact with its actions so inform your doctor if you are taking these medications.

This medicine is taken by mouth, with or without food. It is usually taken once a day. Follow your doctor’s prescription carefully and do not increase or decrease your dose without the doctor’s approval.

4. Side Effects of Cassotide 50mg

In addition to its intended effect, Cassotide 50Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

  • Rash
  • Dizziness
  • Decreased libido
  • Breast enlargement in male
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Weight gain
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Breast tenderness
  • Anemia
  • Depression
  • Decreased appetite
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Hot flashes.

5. Precaution of Cassotide 50mg tablet

If you have an allergy to bicalutamide or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are a woman.

6. Uses of Cassotide 50mg

Cassotide 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.

7. Storage of Cassotide 50mg

Keep your in the container they came in.

Do not store above 30°C.

Keep your in a safe place where children cannot see or reach them. Your could harm them.

Do not use your after the expiry date which is stated on the carton. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste.

Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines that are no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.           

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