Utamide

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  • Contains / Salt: Bicalutamide (50 mg)
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    Utamide Information

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

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Utamide. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Utamide include Breast Tenderness. Some other side effects of Utamide have been listed ahead. These side effects of Utamide are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    In addition, Utamide's effect is Unknown during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Utamide's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

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

    Besides this, Utamide may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Utamide is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Utamide Benefits & Uses

    Utamide is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Utamide 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

    Utamide Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Utamide safe for pregnant women?


      It is not known what effect Utamide will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

      Unknown
    • Is the use of Utamide safe during breastfeeding?


      Due to lack of research work on this topic, the side effects of Utamide for breastfeeding women are not known.

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


      Utamide rarely affects the kidneys.

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


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

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


      Very few cases of side effects of Utamide on the heart have been reported.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Utamide with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Utamide Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Utamide

    • Is this Utamide habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Utamide.

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


      Utamide does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Utamide only as per medical advice.

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


      No, the use of Utamide in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Utamide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Utamide


      There is no information on the effects of taking Utamide with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Utamide


      No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Utamide with alcohol will be.

      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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