Cassotide 50 Mg
Cassotide 50 Mg is a hormone therapy. It is classified as an "anti-androgen." Often given in combination with "LHRH agonist," another type of hormone therapy. Bicalutamide is categorized as an antiandrogen. Antiandrogens are substances that block the effects of testosterone. Cancer of the prostate depends on the male hormone testosterone for its growth. If the amount of testosterone is reduced it is possible to slow down or shrink the cancer.
Drug = Bicalutamide
Strength = 50 Mg
Manufacturer = Cipla Ltd
How To Take
Take Cassotide 50 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cassotide 50 Mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Cassotide 50 Mg
Nausea and vomiting
Flu like symptoms
Unusual bleeding or bruising
Loss of appetite
Yellowing of skin and eyes
Difficulty with passing uine
Difficulty in breathing
Cassotide 50 Mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Cassotide 50 Mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cassotide 50mg Tablet is recommended.
Cassotide 50 Mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cassotide 50 Mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Do not drink alcohol while on bicalutamide treatment as it may worsen the side effects of this medication.
Cassotide 50 Mg is an antineoplastic hormonal agent primarily used in the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer (cancer that has spread to other areas of the body) in men.