About Calutide 50mg
How does Calutide 50mg?
Bicalutamide 50mg is the brand name for the drug prescribed for the treatment of advance stage prostate cancer. It contains the active ingredient Bicalutamide. It can be either administered alone or in combination with other medications such as a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist which also includes medical castration.
Bicalutamide 50mg- Working Mechanism
Bicalutamide is used as a hormone therapy. Bicalutamide belongs to a class of drugs known as Nonsteroidal anti-androgens. A Nonsteroidal anti-androgen works by blocking the effect of the male hormone testosterone in the body.
Bicalutamide 50mg- Dosage Facts
This medicine should not be taken in larger or smaller quantities or for longer period than recommended.
It can be taken with or without food, once a day every day for the required period of treatment. Even during the period of treatment, the patient’s progress should be closely monitored through blood tests.
It should be taken in empty bladder.
Any kind of weight-loss programs like weight loss pills or dietary changes should not be undertaken during the period of treatment. The dosage maybe even increased to 100mg when lower doses prove ineffective.
Bicalutamide 50mg- Side Effects
Generally Calutide 50mg is well tolerated by the body. The side effects are minimal.
Anyway, the following side effects if experienced should be reported to the doctor immediately:
• Hot flashes
• Swelling of the breasts
• Pain in the breasts
• Decreased sex drive, Impotence
• Difficulty in breathing
Calutide 50mg- Buying Information
It is available in the form of tablets (to be taken orally) of strength of 50mg, in blister packs of 30, 60 or 90 tablets. Calutide 50mg are easily available in all the online pharmacies. Cipla is a widely known manufacturer of Bicalutamide in India.
They could be bought online too at great prices which is possible through huge discounts and deals offered by the respective online pharmacies