Before you take Casodex, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions including if you:
- are a woman (this medicine should not be taken by women)
- are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
- have liver problems.
- take a medicine to thin your blood. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist if you are not sure if your medicine is a blood thinner.
- have diabetes (poor blood sugar control has been reported in people takng Casodex in combination with LHRH medicines).
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. Casodex and other medicines may affect each other causing side effects. Casodex may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Casodex works.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a patient information leaflet. Do not use Casodex for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Casodex to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.
The active ingredient in Casodex is bicalutamide.
Inactive ingredients include: lactose, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, polyvidone, sodium starch glycollate, titanium dioxide.
Store CASODEX between 20°C-25°C (68°F-77°F).
Keep CASODEX and all medicines out of the reach of children.