Bicalutamide Tablets - Product Information
Bicalutamide Tablets used to treat prostate cancer.
Name of Drug
Bicalutamide. We supply Calutide 50mg Tablets manufactured by Cipla Ltd,
Manufacturer Of Bicalutamide Tablets
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient in Bicalutamide Tablets
The active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Bicalutamide Tablets is Bicalutamide. Each film-coated tablet of Calutide contains 50 mg of Bicalutamide .
Uses of Bicalutamide
Bicalutamide Tablets are used in the treatment of prostate cancer that has spread to other areas of the body. It is prescribed in combination with hormone treatment.
Bicalutamide is used also as monotherapy for early stages of prostate cancer.
Bicalutamide Tablets - Dosage
Take once a day one tablet of Bicalutamide in the morning or evening - always at the same time. Take it with or without food. Take it regularly to get the most benefit from it.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Bicalutamide is an non-steroidal anti-androgen.
Bicalutamide works by blocking the action of male hormones in the prostate, it slows growth of the tumors.
Take the dose as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Storage Instructions for Bicalutamide Tablets
Store Bicalutamide at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
Warnings and Precautions when using Bicalutamide
This medication should not be taken by women and children.
Bicalutamide should not be handled by women who are or may become pregnant, it can cause harm to the fetus.
Do not use Bicalutamide together with other medicine which contains terfenadine, astemizole or cisapride.
Before using Bicalutamide Tablets please inform your doctor all the medicines that you take including no prescription medications, over the counter medicines and herbal remedies. Also tell your doctor, if you have a medical history of liver disease, diabetes, lung/breathing problems.
Caution has to be exercised, if Bicalutamide is taken together with compounds such as cyclosporine, calcium channel blockers and other drugs
which may inhibit drug oxidation e.g. cimetidine and ketoconazole.
Periodic liver function testing should be considered due to the possibility of
Side Effects of Bicalutamide Tablets
Listed below are the possible side effects of Bicalutamide tablets:
- Flushing and sweating (hot flashes)
- Body aches and pains
- Breast swelling/tenderness/pain
- dizziness, drowsiness
- Weight changes
- Hair loss
- Constipation or diarrhea,
- Stomach upset, gas
- Nausea, vomiting
Buy Bicalutamide Tablets Online
You can buy Bicalutamide Tablets online from the Swiss Pharmacy. Bicalutamide is available in tablets of 50 mg. The price of a 50 mg pill is only 3.11 USD when you order 180 pills.
This Product was added to our catalogue on Monday, 20. June 2011.