Bicalutamide is a Medicine belongs to Antineoplastic group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 749   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Biprosta,Caludec,Casodex,Calutex,Androcal

  ►  Strength : Tablet with 50  Mg,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 740   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 750   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Locally advanced prostatic cancer at high risk for disease progression Oral 150 mg Tablet o.d. may be given as monotherapy or adjuvant therapy to surgery or radiotherapy
2 Palliative treatment of advanced prostatic cancer Oral 50 mg Tablet o.d.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 750   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : pruritus, asthenia, alopecia, hair regrowth, dry skin, hypersensitivity reactions, angioedema, Urticaria, ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 750   Edition : 37,    Page :    Edition : ,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Bicalutamide is with ,  Terfenadine, Astemizole, Cisapride , Warfarin ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 749   Edition : 38,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Bicalutamide inhibits various cytochrome P450 isoenzymes, particularly CYP3A4, in vitro, and licensed product information recommends that terfenadine, astemizole, and cisapride should not be given with bicalutamide, and that other drugs with a narrow therapeutic index that are metabolised by cytochrome P450 isoenzymes should be used with caution. In vitro studies have shown that bicalutamide can displace warfarin from its protein binding sites.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 749   Edition : 38,


►  Contraindication : Severe hepatic impairment,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 749,798   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Bicalutamide is active antiandrogens that inhibit the action of androgens at the target organ.,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 739   Edition : 12,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Renal, Fecal, Hepatic (Metabolism),
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 750   Edition : 37,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   6 days,    Max value :-   7 days,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 750   Edition : 37,

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA