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Casodex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is bicalutamide (Casodex)?
- What are the possible side effects of bicalutamide (Casodex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about bicalutamide (Casodex)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking bicalutamide (Casodex)?
- How should I take bicalutamide (Casodex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Casodex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Casodex)?
- What should I avoid while taking bicalutamide (Casodex)?
- What other drugs will affect bicalutamide (Casodex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Casodex)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your LHRH injection.
What happens if I overdose (Casodex)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking bicalutamide (Casodex)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect bicalutamide (Casodex)?
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you are taking a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin).
There may be other drugs that can interact with bicalutamide. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about bicalutamide.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Casodex Information
- Casodex Drug Interactions Center: bicalutamide oral
- Casodex Side Effects Center
- Casodex Overview including Precautions
- Casodex FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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