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Casodex 50 mg

Casodex 50 mg


A non-steroidal anti-androgen, Casodex 50mg Tablet is used in combination with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone for treating prostate cancer. It works by blocking the action of testosterone.

It also acts as a component of hormone therapy for transgender women. Common side effects of Casodex 50mg Tablet in men include breast tenderness, breast enlargement and hot flashes. 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.

What Cosudex is for

COSUDEX 50 mg is used in combination with other medicines to treat advanced prostate cancer.

COSUDEX is an anti-androgen medicine. Androgens such as testosterone are natural male sex hormones. In some types of prostate cancer, androgens may help the cancer cells to grow. COSUDEX interferes with some of the actions of these hormones.

Side effects

In addition to its intended effect, Casodex 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,Decreased libido,Breast enlargement in male,Weakness,DyspepsiaWeight gain,Increased liver enzymes,Breast tenderness,Decreased appetite,Flatulence.

Uses of Bicalutamide 50mg

Bicalutamide Is Used In The Treatment Of Prostate Cancer That Has Spread To Other Areas Of The Body. Bicalutamide Is Used In Combination With Hormone Treatment. Bicalutamide Works By Blocking The Action Of Male Hormones In The Prostate, Slowing Growth Of The Tumors.

Mechanism of Action of Bicalutamide 50mg

Bicalutamide Competes With Androgen For The Binding Of Androgen Receptors, Consequently Blocking The Action Of Androgens Of Adrenal And Testicular Origin, Thus Preventing The Growth Of Normal And Malignant Prostatic Tissue. Absorption: Well Absorbed From The GI Tract (Oral). Distribution: Protein-Binding: 96%. Metabolism: Extensively Hepatic By Oxidation And Glucuronidation. Excretion: Urine And Faeces (As Metabolites); 6-7 Days (Elimination Half-Life Of The R-Enantiomer).

Special Precautions for Bicalutamide 50mg

Monitor Liver Function Regularly In Hepatically Impaired Patients On Prolonged Therapy. Monitoring Serum Levels Of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) May Be Useful In Evaluating The Patient's Clincial Progress.

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