Ablu 50 Mg Tablet 10
Bicalutamide is used alone or in combination with hormones to treat symptoms of prostate cancer . It also slows the growth of tumors and spread of tumors to other parts.
How does the drug work?
Bicalutamide is an antineoplastic hormonal agent. It belongs to the class nonsteroidal anti-androgen which blocks the binding of the male hormone, androgen to its receptors. This consequently blocks the action of androgens present in adrenal and testicular origin which stimulates the growth of benign and malignant prostate tumors.
What are the common side effect?
The commonly reported side effects of bicalutamide are skin rash, liver disorder, abdominal pain, anemia, blood in urine, chest pain, constipation, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, sleepiness, depression, dizziness, weight gain, yellow discoloration of skin, itching, hair loss, hot flashes, and weakness.
• Do not take Ablu drug if there are any allergic reactions in the past to any of its active ingredients.
• Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should not take the drug, as Ablu can be absorbed through the skin.
• Do not increase the dose or take the drug very often as it may increase the side effects of Ablu.
• Use the drug as suggested by the doctor to have more benefits of Ablu.
• Ablu medication should not be used by women or children
1. Which drugs should I avoid while taking bicalutamide? Avoid taking anticoagulants such as warfarin or midazolam along with bicalutamide to reduce the side effects of bicalutamide
2. I am diabetic. Is it safe to use bicalutamide? No, diabetic patients should not use bicalutamide drug as it lowers the effectiveness of the diabetic drugs.
3. Does bicalutamide cause sunburn? Yes. Bicalutamide may cause sunburn. Take necessary precautions while going out in sun.
4. Is bicalutamide safe for elderly (above 60 years) people? Elderly patients should use the drug with caution, as they are more sensitive to its side effects.
5. Is bicalutamide safe during breastfeeding? No, bicalutamide is unsafe to take during breastfeeding.