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Casodex

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Casodex

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Bicalutamide साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Casodex Information

Casodex Benefits & Uses

Casodex is used to treat the following -

  1. Prostate Cancer Primary

Casodex Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Casodex

Bicalutamide

Casodex Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Casodex is used -

  1. Rash
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Decreased libido
  4. Swelling of Breast in Male
  5. Sleepiness
  6. Weakness
  7. Nausea or vomiting
  8. Abdominal Pain Mild
  9. Dyspepsia
  10. Weight gain
  11. Increased Liver Enzymes
  12. Anemia Moderate
  13. Breast Tenderness
  14. Depression Moderate
  15. Loss of appetite
  16. Flatulence Mild
  17. Constipation Moderate
  18. Hot Flashes

Casodex Related Warnings

Is the use of Casodex safe for pregnant women?

No research has been done regarding the safety of Casodex for pregnant women. Therefore, it cannot be said if Casodex is safe during pregnancy.

Unknown

Is the use of Casodex safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Casodex for breastfeeding women are not known. This is because research work on this has not been done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Casodex on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Casodex rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Casodex on the Liver?

Casodex can have moderate side effects on the [Organ]. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Casodex on the Heart?

Casodex may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Casodex with Other Drugs

Casodex should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Warfarin

Casodex Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Casodex unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Casodex

Is this Casodex habit forming or addictive?

No, Casodex is not habit forming.

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Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Casodex since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

" Yes, Casodex it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Casodex cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

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Casodex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Casodex

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Casodex with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Casodex

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Casodex.

Unknown

Details

सामग्री 7 Tablets(S)
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 227-228
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 302
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Casodex® (bicalutamide)
  4. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Calutex (bicalutamide)
  5. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Cosudex® (bicalutamide)