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Calutide 50mg Tablet
Calutide 50mg Tablet

Calutide 50mg Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 519.81
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Bicalutamide(50.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-neoplastic

Medical Description

Calutide 50mg Tablet contains Bicalutamide as its active ingredient. It is used in male patients to treat prostate cancer. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking Calutide 50mg Tablet unless asked to do so by the doctor. Before starting Calutide 50mg Tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from.
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Uses of Calutide 50mg Tablet

Calutide 50mg Tablet is used in men in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Contraindications of Calutide 50mg Tablet

If you are allergic to Bicalutamide or any other ingredients of Calutide 50mg Tablet. If you are taking cisapride (used to treat heartburn) or any other anti-allergy medicines like (terfenadine or astemizole). Calutide 50mg Tablet must not be used in women and children.
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Side effects of Calutide 50mg Tablet

  • Nausea, dizziness,
  • Stomach pain, constipation, indigestion, gas
  • Swelling and tenderness of your breasts
  • A sudden feeling of warmth
  • Weakness, reduced appetite
  • Skin rash, swelling, itching
  • Dry skin, loss of hair
  • Depression, weight gain, sleepiness
  • Low sex drive, impotency (unable to get an erection)
  • Chest pain
  • Jaundice
  • Blood in urine
  • Anaemia

Precautions and Warnings of Calutide 50mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Calutide 50mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Calutide 50mg Tablet must not be used in women. It is meant to be used only in men. Proper birth control measures should be taken while consuming this medicine for approximately 130 days after the final dose.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Calutide 50mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Calutide 50mg Tablet must not be used in women. It is meant to be used only in men.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Calutide 50mg Tablet?
A:
Calutide 50mg Tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy. Be cautious or avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Calutide 50mg Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Calutide 50mg Tablet. It is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any liver diseases.
  • You are taking medicines like warfarin, heparin to treat blood clots.
  • You have problems with your heart and are on treatment for the same.
  • You have diabetes and are using medicines like goserelin, buserelin, leuprorelin, triptorelin, etc.
  • You or your partner need to use proper birth control measures for at least 130 days after the final dose of Calutide 50mg Tablet.
  • Calutide 50mg Tablet should not be used by children or women.

Mode of Action of Calutide 50mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Bicalutamide in Calutide 50mg Tablet works by blocking the effects of male hormones such as testosterone, stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells.

Directions for Use of Calutide 50mg Tablet

  • Calutide 50mg Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Calutide 50mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction with Calutide 50mg Tablet.
  • Calutide 50mg Tablet should not be used concomitantly along with terfenadine, astemizole (used to treat allergy) and cisapride (used to treat heartburn, indigestion).
  • Medicines like Diltiazem, Nifedipine (used to treat high blood pressure and other heart problems), ciclosporin (used to suppress your immune system) should be used with caution.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with cimetidine (used to treat stomach problems) and ketoconazole (an antifungal medicine) could lead to an increase in side effects and thus should be used cautiously.
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  • Other medicines like warfarin, quinidine, amiodarone, sotalol (used to treat heart rhythm problems), methadone (used for pain relief), moxifloxacin (antibiotic), risperidone, clozapine (used to treat psychiatric illness) should be used with caution along with Calutide 50mg Tablet.
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Storage and disposal of Calutide 50mg Tablet

Calutide 50mg Tablet should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat. Keep them out of the reach and sight of children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
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Dosage of Calutide 50mg Tablet

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Calutide 50mg Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Calutide 50mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Calutide 50mg Tablet make me drowsy?

A: Yes, Calutide 50mg Tablet may cause sleepiness or drowsiness as side effects.

Q: For how long do I need to take Calutide 50mg Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Calutide 50mg Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: What is the use of Calutide 50mg Tablet?

A: Calutide 50mg Tablet is used in men to treat prostate cancer.

Q: Should Calutide 50mg Tablet be taken with or without food?

A: {[name}} should be taken as directed by the doctor. It can be taken either with or without food.

Q: How long to take Calutide 50mg Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Calutide 50mg Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

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Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:45 AM (IST)
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