About Calutide 50mg
calutide 50mg contains the active ingredient bicalutamide, a non-steroidal anti-androgen, which acts as a testosterone analogue to treat prostate cancer.
A non-steroidal anti-androgen, Calutide 50Mg Tablet is used in combination with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone for treating prostate cancer. It works by blocking the action of testosterone. This medicine may also be used prevent priapism, to treat excessive hair growth in women and to treat early puberty in boys. It also acts as a component of hormone therapy for transgender women.
Common side effects of Calutide 50Mg Tablet in men include breast tenderness, breast enlargement and hot flashes. Some other side effects in men include sexual dysfunction and feminisation. It can also cause lung toxicity and liver damage. Common side effects that may occur include constipation, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, itching, nausea, dry skin and rash.
If you miss a dose of calutide 50 mg price take it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.
calutide 50 mg uses are used to treat prostate cancer which is in an advanced stage. Calutide 50 is used in combination with another medication, a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist that induces medical castration, which means that testosterone is no longer produced by the testes and this helps in the treatment of prostate cancer. Alternatively, Calutide tablets 50mg are used in combination with surgical castration. Calutide tablets 50mg may be used to prevent disease flare associated with the use of LHRH agonist therapy, which is when large amounts of testosterone are suddenly produced in response to LHRH, before its production is switched off, and may be painful or harmful in advanced prostate cancer which has become metastatic (spread to other sites outside the prostate).
calutide 50 mg tablet contain bicalutamide, an anti-androgen used to treat prostate cancer that is in an advanced stage. Prostate cancer is a testosterone-dependent tumour, which means that it needs testosterone to grow.
Testosterone is an androgen or male hormone that is produced in the testes and is responsible for the secondary sexual characteristics, such as facial hair and increased muscle mass; it is also required for the prostate gland to function normally.
Bicalutamide in Calutide 50 acts as a testosterone analogue, as it is similar in structure to testosterone, and binds to the same receptor in prostate cells but without activating any normal testosterone actions.
calutide 50 mg side effects Safe Tablet can result in some major as well as minor. Major Calutide tablets 50mg side effects Tablet side effects that you may experience are
- hot flushes
- itching or dry skin
- asthenia (feeling weak)
You should store your Calutide below 30°C in a cool dry place.