Cassotide Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Bicalutamide (50 mg)

Cassotide Information

Cassotide, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Prostate Cancer.

The right dosage of Cassotide depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Common side effects of Cassotide include Breast Tenderness. While these are the most often observed Cassotide side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Cassotide are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Cassotide has a Unknown effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Cassotide related warnings talks about Cassotide's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Cassotide are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Cassotide have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Cassotide is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Cassotide Benefits & Uses

Cassotide is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Cassotide 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Prostate Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: must be given concurrently with LHRH analog
Geriatric
  • Disease: Prostate Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: must be given concurrently with LHRH analog

Cassotide Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Cassotide safe for pregnant women?


    Side effects of Cassotide during pregnancy are not known because scientific research on this topic hasn't been done.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Cassotide safe during breastfeeding?


    Information about safety of Cassotide for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Cassotide on the Kidneys?


    Cassotide may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Cassotide on the Liver?


    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Cassotide. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Cassotide on the Heart?


    Cassotide is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Cassotide with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Cassotide Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Cassotide

  • Is this Cassotide habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Cassotide.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Cassotide will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Cassotide is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Cassotide is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Cassotide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Cassotide


    Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Cassotide and food will interact.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Cassotide


    Information about the interaction of Cassotide and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 227-228

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 302

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Casodex® (bicalutamide)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Calutex (bicalutamide)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Cosudex® (bicalutamide)

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