Calutide 50 mg
Calutide 50 mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-cancer medicine used in men along with other specific agents for the treatment of prostate cancer.
Description Of Calutide 50mg
Calutide 50mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-cancer medicine used in men along with other specific agents for the treatment of prostate cancer. This medicine is not recommended for use in females, children, and adolescents.
Calutide 50mg Chemical Name
Calutide 50mg Manufacturer
- Cipla Ltd
Uses of Calutide 50mg
Calutide 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.
What is Calutide 50mg?
Calutide 50mg Tablet is used for Prostate cancer, Male precocious puberty, Hirsutism in women, Acne in women, Hormone replacement therapy in transgender women and other conditions. Calutide 50mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Calutide 50mg Tablet contains Bicalutamide as an active ingredient.
Calutide 50mg Tablet works by blocking the effect of androgen.
How Calutide 50mg working
Calutide 50mg Tablet blocks the effect of the natural male hormones on the growth of prostate cells. Calutide 50mg Tablet also blocks the undesired effects of androgens in females such as excessive hair growth and acne.
How is Calutide 50mg used?
The dosage of Calutide 50mg Tablet prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Calutide 50mg Tablet. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
The recommended dose of Calutide 50mg Tablet is 50 mg tablet once a day. It can be taken with or without food.
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Calutide 50mg Tablet medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Calutide 50mg tablet, seek medical attention immediately.
Calutide 50mg Indications
Take Calutide 50mg Tablet as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Calutide 50mg Dosage
- Calutide 50mg
Contraindication Of Calutide 50mg
Hypersensitivity to Calutide 50mg Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Calutide 50mg Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Adverse effects Of Calutide 50mg
- Abdominal pain
- Nausea and vomiting
- Flu like symptoms
- Unusual bleeding or bruising
- Loss of appetite
- Yellowing of skin and eyes
- Difficulty with passing uine
- Difficulty in breathing
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Calutide 50mg
Calutide 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.
Calutide 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Calutide 50mg Tablet is recommended.
Calutide 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Calutide 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
You should not take this medicine if you have rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.
Storage Conditions for Calutide 50mg
You should store your Calutide 50mg below 30°C in a cool dry place.