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Cassotide 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Cassotide 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cassotide 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cassotide Tablet


Uses of Cassotide Tablet

Cassotide 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Cassotide Tablet side effects


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 Cassotide 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. Cassotide 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cassotide Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Cassotide Tablet

Expert advice for Cassotide Tablet

  • 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.
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Cassotide Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cassotide Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cassotide 50mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Cassotide 50mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Cassotide 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cassotide 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cassotide 50mg Tablet is recommended.
Cassotide 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cassotide 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.

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Frequently asked questions about Cassotide Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Bicalutamide

Q. Is Bicailutamide a chemotherapy drug?
No. Bicailutamide is not a chemotherapy drug
Cassotide is not a hormone however due to its anti-androgen properties, it lowers PSA.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cassotide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cassotide with Phenindione
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Cassotide with Warfarin
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac
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