dry skin, hair re-growth or growth of extra hair, decrease in sex drive, indigestion, nausea, wind, reduced sex drive and reduced fertility, pain in abdomen, skin rash, feeling sleepy, itching, breathing problems or a worsening of a pre-existing breathing problem, depression, hot flushes, problems getting an erection, constipation, loss of appetite, dizziness, chest pain, low levels of red blood cells, Low hemoglobin, hair loss, blood in urine., swelling, nausea or vomiting, weight gain, yellowing of the skin or whites of eyes, weakness, liver problems.Skin rash
Bicalutamide is used either alone or along with radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy (types of cancer treatment) in adult men with advanced prostate cancer. It is also used for management in prostate cancer in patients where surgical castration (surgical removal of the testicles) or other medical intervention is not considered appropriate or acceptable.
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is Bicailutamide safe during pregnancy?Bicailutamide is not indicated for use in women.
Q. Is it safe to use Bicailutamide during breastfeeding?Bicailutamide is not indicated for use in women.
Q. Is Bicailutamide a chemotherapy drug?No. Bicailutamide is not a chemotherapy drug.
Q. Is bicalutamide a hormone/Lower PSA Levels?Bicalutamide is not a hormone however due to its anti-androgen properties, it lowers PSA.