Casodex or Bicalutamide is used for the treatment of prostate cancer that has spread to extra parts of the body. This medicine works by blocking the action of male hormones in the prostate. Bicalutamide is used in mixture with hormone treatment. It effectively works by blocking the action of male hormones in the prostate, decreasing the growth of the tumors. Casodex or Bicalutamide is an anti-androgen medicine and it works in the body by stopping the actions of androgens or male hormones. Bicalutamide is used together with another hormone to treat prostate cancer. The combination of this medication with LHRH, or Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone is very useful for reducing the growth of cancer cells in metastatic prostate cancer after some months.
This drug must be used according to the direction of your doctor. You must take the dosage as prescript by your doctor.
You should discuss with your doctor if you have allergic reactions from this medication or any of its ingredients. You can also read the information on the leaflet of the medication and if you find anything is not cleared then talk to your about it. Do not give this medicine to someone else who also has similar trouble. It may be dangerous to use it without the suggestion of the doctor.