Cassotide 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Cassotide 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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₹37.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cassotide Tablet

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Uses of Cassotide Tablet

Cassotide 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Prostate cancer.
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Side effects of Cassotide Tablet

Common

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.

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cassotide 50mg Tablet 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Cassotide 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
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.
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Lactation
Cassotide 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Cassotide 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Cassotide 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Cassotide 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Acitrom 4mg Tablet, Acenomac 3mg Tablet, Acenomac 1mg Tablet, Acenomac 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cassotide 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.

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