Bicalutamide 50mg belongs to non-steroidal androgen receptor inhibitors, hormones/anti neoplastic class, and is given in combination with another medicine called LHRH (Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone).
It is a film-coated tablet, white to off- white, round biconvex, debossed by ‘B 50’ on one side and plain on other side.
Bicalutamide tablets are used to treat prostate cancer.
It is used in the treatment of stage D2 metastatic carcinoma of the prostate.
The hormone called testosterone support the cancer cells to multiply well and develop prostate cancer. Bicalutamide tablets blocks the hormone’s effect on the cancer cells and slows down the growth of cancer.
The tablet also reduces the severity of “After effects” and flickers caused due to treatment or surgery related to cancer.
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of the medicine, tell your doctor or the pharmacist before taking the tablet.
Complete the course and do not discontinue the medicine without your doctor’s advice, it will affect the treatment and increase the complications.
In case pregnant ladies have taken the medicine, see your doctor immediately, or it may cause abnormalities in the development of the fetus.