Composition Bicalutamide (50mg)
Primary Use Prostate cancer
cautionPotentially unsafe with Pregnancy
Medicine Overview of Ablu Tablet
Uses of Ablu Tablet
Ablu 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.
Ablu Tablet side effects
Rash, Dizziness, Decreased libido, Breast enlargement in male, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Weight gain, Increased liver enzymes, Breast tenderness, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Depression, Decreased appetite, Flatulence, Constipation, Hot flashes.
How to use Ablu Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ablu 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Ablu Tablet works
Ablu 50mg Tablet blocks the effect of the natural male hormones on the growth of prostate cells. Ablu 50mg Tablet also blocks the undesired effects of androgens in females such as excessive hair growth and acne.
In Depth Information on Ablu Tablet
Expert advice for Ablu Tablet
- Before taking bicalutamide, tell your doctor if you have any liver disease.
- Bicalutamide 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 this medication.
Ablu Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ablu Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ablu 50mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Ablu 50mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Ablu 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Ablu 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ablu 50mg Tablet is recommended.
Ablu 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ablu 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.