Caluran 50 CP Tablet is a medication used for the treatment of prostate cancer. It contains the active ingredient Bicalutamide, which belongs to the class of drugs known as anti-androgens. This medication works by blocking the effects of male hormones in the prostate gland, thereby slowing down the growth and spread of cancer cells.
Anemia (low number of red blood cells) is very common side effect of this medicine. Other than this, yellowing of skin, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, dark urine, and skin rashes are some side effects which require immediate action. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with liver function during treatment with this medicine. It makes your skin more sensitive towards sunlight, hence take extra caution while going out.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if have diabetes, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. It may harm your baby. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood glucose level while on treatment.
Caluran 50 CP Tablet is used to treat prostate cancer and can help in reducing the symptoms of the disease such as difficulty in urination, painful urination, and urinary urgency. It can also help in slowing down the growth and spread of cancer cells, thereby improving the overall quality of life.
Each Caluran 50 CP Tablet contains 50mg of Bicalutamide, which is the active ingredient. The other ingredients include microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate, and hypromellose.
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