What is Casodex (Bicalutamide) used for?
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Casodex (Bicalutamide) is an anti-androgen prescribed to treat patients who are suffering from prostate cancer. The medication operates by preventing the action of androgens which are hormones associated with the growth of cancer cells. This action can slow or prevent the further growth of these cells. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Casodex (Bicalutamide)?
Casodex (Bicalutamide) should always be used according to your physician's instructions to get the safest and most effective results. One tablet is normally administered once daily, but your dosage and frequency of administration will depend on your symptoms and current health condition. Always swallow the doses whole along with a full glass of water. It is suggested to never change the form of the tablets by crushing, chewing, or splitting them as this may destroy or alter the effects of the contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician if you have any questions about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Casodex (Bicalutamide)?
Some patients using Casodex (Bicalutamide) have reported experiencing side effects including:
Always tell your physician about any conditions that become worrying or if more serious side effects appear such as unusual swelling, sensitive skin, trouble breathing, severe chest pain, bloody urine, jaundice, or discolored stools. These conditions may require reduced dosages or other adjustments to prevent further complications from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Casodex (Bicalutamide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.