Bicalutamide Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • An Infection
  • Anemia
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Bloody Urine
  • Breast Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Gas
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Indigestion
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Pain
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Urination During The Night
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • Depression
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Bone Pain
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Headache
  • Involuntary Leakage Of Urine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Numbness And Tingling

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition Where There Is Formation Of Fibrous Tissue In The Lung Called Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • A Type Of Joint Disorder Due To Excess Uric Acid In The Blood Called Gout
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Blood Coming From Anus
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Liver Failure
  • Sepsis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • An Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • An Infection Around A Tooth
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Asthma
  • Black Tarry Stools
  • Chills
  • Dehydration
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Skin
  • Fainting
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • High Blood Sugar
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Neck Pain
  • Nervousness
  • Nosebleed
  • Urinary Urgency, Or The Sudden Urge To Urinate
  • Visible Water Retention

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