Bicatero 50 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Bicatero Tablet
Bicatero 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.
Bicatero Tablet side effects
Common
  • Rash
  • Dizziness
  • Decreased libido
  • Breast enlargement in male
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Weight gain
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Breast tenderness
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Depression
  • Decreased appetite
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Hot flashes
How to use Bicatero Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bicatero 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Bicatero Tablet works
Bicatero 50 mg Tablet blocks the effect of the natural male hormones on the growth of prostate cells. Bicatero 50 mg Tablet also blocks the undesired effects of androgens in females such as excessive hair growth and acne.
Bicatero Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Bicatero 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Bicatero 50 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Bicatero 50 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Bicatero 50 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Bicatero 50 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Bicatero 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bicatero 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

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  • Before taking bicalutamide, tell your doctor if you have any liver disease.
  • Bicalutamide may cause serious liver dysfunction (with symptoms of abdominal pain, anorexia, dark urine, fatigue, jaundice, nausea, vomiting). Stop taking Bicalutamide and call your doctor if you experience any such symptoms.
  • If you have an objective progression of disease together with elevated PSA, seek immediate medical advice, as you may have to stop bicalutamide treatment.
  • You should not take this medicine if you have rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. 
  • Take precautions as you may occasionally feel sleepy while on bicalutamide therapy. 
  • Avoid direct exposure to excessive sunlight or UV-light while you are taking bicalutamide.
  • Do not drink alcohol while on bicalutamide treatment as it may worsen the side effects of this medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bicatero with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Dindevan
MODERATE
Brand(s): Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo
MODERATE
Brand(s): Sofarin, Uniwarfin, Mywarf
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bicatero

I have problem of frequent urination at night. My father had same at his time.Doctor told me that I am having BPH.Also I went through PSA whose result is 1.8 increased prostate gland size is 40 which came in ultrasound report .When doctor did some test by inserting his finger in my rectal area I felt abnormal pain.doctor asked me to go for a culture test so as to check which can be the best medicine for BPH for me. Kindly suggest if it can be something else like prostate cancer.
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
May not be prostate cancer, it is only begnin enlargement of prostate.
Kindly advise our plan of treatment for the patient with extensive skeletal metastases involving axial and appendicular skeleton.
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Cancer Specialist
Send me previous treatment detailsLooks like stage 4 prostate cancer4 treatments are availableOk these are reports but not treatment details
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FAQs

Q. Is Bicailutamide a chemotherapy drug?
No. Bicailutamide is not a chemotherapy drug
Q. Is Bicatero a hormone/Lower PSA Levels?
Bicatero is not a hormone however due to its anti-androgen properties, it lowers PSA.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 26th Sep 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
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