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

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Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
3/17/2011 4:38:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Does what it says on the box. The main side effect is severe fatigue, I'm often so tired I can hardly move. Having said that, it's very effective, and certainly better than the alternative.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
4/21/2010 12:23:37 PM

Reviewer: larry334, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i have severe vomiting and diarhea from this medication,,,also tired all the time.how long will i continue on these pills? My tumor has shrunk substanually.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
3/12/2010 6:38:26 PM

Reviewer: desert dweller, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My husband has been on Casodex 50MG for almost a month and so far so good. Appears to have helped the pain he has experienced in his back and the only side effect appears to be that most foods have no taste.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
11/18/2009 9:20:02 PM

Reviewer: hwlaf, 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: 5

Comment:
I have been on Lupron every 4 months and casedex every now and then. Casedex takes my psa down to .07 from 255. When I am off, it increases, then I take it and it decreases. I don't know how long this can go on before one becomes immune to it. Side effects are worth it. Mostly breast enlargement and some itching, but lotion works.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
8/26/2009 5:52:08 PM

Reviewer: Sam, 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: 5

Comment:
I had no serious side effects.Coincidently, or not, I required major periodontal surgery during my treatment period, due to significant bone loss. A previous reviewer had mentioned "loss of teeth" as possible side effect.

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