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CALUTIDE 50 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR CALUTIDE

Bicalutamide(50 mg)

food interaction for CALUTIDE

alcohol interaction for CALUTIDE

pregnancy interaction for CALUTIDE

lactation interaction for CALUTIDE

medicine interaction for CALUTIDE

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Calutide 50 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Calutide 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.
UNSAFE
Calutide 50 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR CALUTIDE

    Bicalutamide(50 mg)

    Uses

    Calutide 50 mg tablet is used in the treatment of prostate cancer

    How it works

    Calutide 50 mg tablet blocks the effects of the natural male hormones on the growth of prostate cells. Calutide 50 mg tablet also blocks the undesired effects of androgens in females such as excessive hair growth and acne.

    Common side effects

    Rash, Dizziness, Decreased libido, Breast enlargement in male, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Weight gain, Increased liver enzymes, Breast tenderness, Anemia, Depression, Decreased appetite, Flatulence, Constipation, Hot flashes

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR CALUTIDE 50 MG TABLET

    Patients taking CALUTIDE 50 MG TABLET

    • 87%
      Once A Day
    • 8%
      Twice A Day
    • 3%
      Thrice A Day
    • 1%
      Alternate Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR CALUTIDE

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    • CALURAN CP 50 MG TABLET
      (30 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 32.30/tablet
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      Rs. 969
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    • CASODEX 50 MG TABLET
      (7 tablets in strip)
      Astra Zeneca
      Rs. 1770.83/tablet
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    • ANDROBLOK 50 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 41/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 410
      save 10% more per tablet
    • UTAMIDE 50 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 35.80/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 358
      save 21% more per tablet
    • CALURAN 50 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 54.70/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 547
      pay 21% more per tablet

    Expert advice FOR CALUTIDE

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR CALUTIDE

    Bicalutamide

    Q.

    Is Bicailutamide a chemotherapy drug?
    No. Bicailutamide is not a chemotherapy drug

    Q.

    Is bicalutamide a hormone/Lower PSA Levels?
    Bicalutamide is not a hormone however due to its anti-androgen properties, it lowers PSA.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)