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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of bicalutamide oral.

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Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
1/6/2014 4:52:01 PM

Reviewer: Eli, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Had prostate removed 9 months ago, received great pathology reports following surgery. However, was started on bicalutamide week before surgery & have continued due to high gleason score. Doc projects I need to continue for 2 yrs. Side effects observed, severe fatigue, painful & swollen breast, muscle/joint pain, weight gain even with exercise 5 days per week, arthritic conditions seem to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
10/8/2013 6:45:02 PM

Reviewer: tom, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
swelling of breasts,tender nipples, constant tiredness, poor sleeping, but PSA went down

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
8/9/2011 11:27:46 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Use of the drug for six months lowered my psa down to .01. Tenderness of breasts and uncontrollable urination wer only side effects.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
1/12/2011 1:08:49 PM

Reviewer: StevieT, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have switched from Casodex 150 to this generic about a year ago. It has the same affects as Casodex. Swelling and tenderness of breasts, hot flashes, sweating, frequent urination, loss of energy, loss of hair, loss of sexual desire, weight gain, and sleeping problems, but my PSA has been 1 or below until my last test when it was 1.4

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
6/4/2010 9:29:20 AM

Reviewer: skyman69, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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