Utamide 50mg Tablet

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Utamide 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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₹35.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Utamide Tablet

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Uses of Utamide Tablet

Utamide 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.
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Side effects of Utamide 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 Utamide 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 Utamide 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Utamide Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Utamide Tablet

Expert advice for Utamide 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 Utamide 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Utamide 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
No information is available on the use of Utamide 50mg Table
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
Utamide 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Utamide 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Utamide 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Utamide 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Utamide 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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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Acitrom 4mg Tablet, Acenomac 3mg Tablet, Acenomac 1mg Tablet, Acenomac 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Utamide 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Bicalutamide

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

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