calutide 50 mg 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.
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.
How to use Calutide Tablet
Take calutide tabletas de 50 mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Calutide 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Calutide Tablet works
Calutide 50 mg Tablet blocks the effect of the natural male hormones on the growth of prostate cells. Calutide 50 mg Tablet also blocks the undesired effects of androgens in females such as excessive hair growth and acne.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Some calutide 50 mg side effects are given below.
- Decreased libido
- Breast enlargement in male
- Abdominal pain
- Weight gain
- Increased liver enzymes
- Breast tenderness
Pregnancy – This medicine is not recommended for use in women.
Breast-feeding – This medicine is not recommended for use in women.
Use in females – calutide cipla is not recommended for use in female patients.
Contraception – Effective contraception methods must be used during treatment with this medicine and until 130 days after stopping the therapy.
Use in pediatrics – This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents.
Diabetes Mellitus – The combination of Calutide 50 mg Tablet and GnRH agonists should be used with caution in patients with a history of diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of elevated blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for these patients.
Before taking bicalutamide, tell your doctor if you have any liver disease. calutide brands may cause serious liver dysfunction (with symptoms of abdominal pain, anorexia, dark urine, fatigue, jaundice, nausea, vomiting). Stop taking Bicalutamide and call your doctor if you experience any such symptoms.If you have an objective progression of disease together with elevated PSA, seek immediate medical advice, as you may have to stop bicalutamide treatment.You should not take this medicine if you have rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Take precautions as you may occasionally feel sleepy while on bicalutamide therapy. Avoid direct exposure to excessive sunlight or UV-light while you are taking bicalutamide.Do not drink alcohol while on bicalutamide treatment as it may worsen the side effects of