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  1. new patient 19th July 2010
    ... resulted in a recommendation of "combing" Avodart and Casodex , and later a conversation with the oncologist "overseeing ... " my "treatment plan" he ordered (only) Casodex . Anyone able to help me better understand this issue...
    ... resulted in a recommendation of "combing" Avodart and Casodex , and later a conversation with the oncologist "overseeing ... " my "treatment plan" he ordered (only) Casodex . Anyone able to help me better understand this issue...
    ... resulted in a recommendation of "combing" Avodart and Casodex , and later a conversation with the oncologist "overseeing ... " my "treatment plan" he ordered (only) Casodex . Anyone able to help me better understand this issue ... in your case. I suppose the doctor believes that Casodex alone (bicalutamide or the brand name drug?) will...
    ... prostate can be reduced by 40% to 50% by just using Casodex and Proscar with 20% of the side affects of Lupron ... of 40 and a G4+3 was much worse than your stats. Casodex will affect your Libido, but you can still get an ... errection and all effects of Casodex disappear in about 2 months after stopping. If I had...

Cancer: Prostate board
  1. "Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers" - review of new book 14th October 2010
    ... scheduled in two weeks). I was already on Lupron and Casodex , but someone on a message board (now extinct) I had...

  2. Please could someone help explain further 7th October 2010
    ... blockade with your Dads Dr. A combination of Lupron, Casodex , and Avodart is what I am on. You will no doubt have...
    ... challenging). The drugs known as "antiandrogens" - Casodex (now generically bicalutamide) or flutamide (much...

  3. Carcinoma Gleason score 4+3 meaning! 4th October 2010
    ... recently available and much cheaper :D version of Casodex , which was quite expensive (~ $12-$15 per pill). ...
    ... be continued for the rest of the life. And also one Casodex (bicalutamide) tablet for initial three weeks starting...
    ... on the low side and is absolutely not a problem. Casodex (generically available as bicalutamide, much less...
    ... two drug) or triple drug blockade. And also one Casodex (bicalutamide) tablet for initial three weeks starting...

  4. Psa 3rd October 2010
    ... combined blockade (typically the LHRH-agonist plus Casodex (now bicalutamide) or flutamide back then). However...

  5. My Dad has prostate cancer... seeds or surgery? 26th September 2010
    ... prostate can be shrunk about 50% with 3 months of Casodex and Proscar and will make the seeding easier and more...

  6. Thinking of triple hormone therapy 16th September 2010
    ... are reduced significantly when I am off Lupron and casodex life is pretty normal. I want to wish you well...

  7. Getting a little confused.... 10th September 2010
    ... to 40. My prostate was 60cc and after 3 months of Casodex and proscar was reduced to 32cc in order to have seeds...

  8. PSA Relapse Following Salvage Radiotherapy, can you help? 23rd August 2010
    ... I was placed on lupron again and six months later casodex , PSA dropped to .08. I swiched to dr Myers at this ... my last lupron shot in March this year and came off casodex when I met with Dr Myers in June. We will see how...
    ... to HT. Some patients do very well on just low dose Casodex while others need a triple blockade. The key is to...
    ... decreasing to every 3 mos. When I started my Lupron, Casodex holiday two mos ago I was put back on monthly PSA ... the other? [COLOR="red"]In my case I was given Casodex before Lupron I think for 30 days to reduce flair...
    ... decreasing to every 3 mos. When I started my Lupron, Casodex holiday two mos ago I was put back on monthly PSA...
    ... decreasing to every 3 mos. When I started my Lupron, Casodex holiday two mos ago I was put back on monthly PSA ... 2, I was unable to get below .8 PSA on Lupron and Casodex then I made my first visit to Myers in June 2009. ... had last 3 mos Lupron shot in Feb 10 then dropped casodex in June. I am still at <.01 but expect tor start ... day (shots were for how many months)? [COLOR="red"] Casodex and adavart Daily (pills) and lupron shot every 3...
    ... It was still around 10. My Urologist suggested Casodex for 30 days then Lupron only, 3 month shots.. I had ... if it didn’t knock it back below .1, I should add casodex . I added casodex after 6 mos because I was still ... Red"] Lupron depot 22.5 mg every three months Casodex 50 mg daily Avodart .5 mg daily Estrogen Patch...

  9. pain in the pelvic area 12th August 2010
    ... 2010 the doctor started me on a 28 day treatment of Casodex 50mg. I have one more week to complete the course...
    ... application. Both Androcur (cyproterone acetate) and Casodex are anti-androgens. They are used to block receptors...
    ... time I have had single—Lupron-- double—lupron and Casodex ----and triple blockade Lupron, Casodex and Avodart...

  10. I'm scared about my husband. :( 10th August 2010
    ... and ended at intermittent triple blockade. Lupron, Casodex and Adovart. ( I just started my first break from ... Lupron and Casodex ). Triple blockade brought my PSA below .01 the...
    ... center. After more study I then chose radiation, and Casodex (now available generically as bicalutamide) was added ... on a vacation from the heavy duty drugs (Lupron and Casodex ). I got my PSA nearly that low a few months ago and...

  11. To Wait or not to Wait 23rd July 2010
    ... I was put on Casodex for a short period the Lupron and stopped Casodex...

  12. New to the club 16th July 2010
    ... three months. Along with that I'm taking Bicalutamide ( Casodex ) for twenty days. Then in two months Dr. Grimm wants...

  13. Prostate cancaer hrpc 12th July 2010
    ... Pradesh). But it failed in my father’s case. Infact, Casodex had earlier failed to keep the PSA under control after...

  14. looking for hope 8th July 2010
    ... information is dated. From June 2009 triple blockade Casodex , Lupron and Avodart. My last PSA in May was <.01 ... and I came off Lupron and Casodex but stayed on Avodart. I take a Vit D3 supplement...

  15. Doctor Evasive With Information. 28th June 2010
    ... know to what extent. PSA a shocking 2500. He was on Casodex a few weeks ago, was taken off, restarted it last...
    ... in treating prostate cancer patients. He was on Casodex a few weeks ago, was taken off, [COLOR="darkgreen ... :) However, stopping it makes no sense to me. :) Casodex became available as a generic, bicalutamide, last ... utstanding PSA results, I was on 50 mg of bicalutamide (and Casodex before that). The experts in hormonal blockade whom...
    ... have without anything being done. He has been on Casodex on and off, and is going for his first Lupron injection...

  16. Vacation from triple hormonal blockade going extraordinarily well! 22nd June 2010
    ... out two months ago and stopped bicalutamide (generic Casodex ) at that point. I am at the 10 1/2 year point since ... used to prolong vacation September 18 - first Casodex , 50 mg September 26 - first Lupron shot (getting ... consists of Lupron (four month shot for me, = 30 mg), Casodex (50 mg/day for me), and finasteride (2 X 5 mg/day...

  17. Need for PSA tests during hormone therapy? 7th June 2010
    ... single blockade with Lupron, to dual blockade with Casodex and finally to triple blockade. My Psa dropped to ... triple blockade. I am about to come off Lupron and Casodex to see what happens. If you haven't read Dr Myers...
    ... class drug, with bicalutamide (generic version of Casodex ) or Casodex being the usual choices. After that,...

  18. My dear dad, PSA 50, Gleason 9 3rd June 2010
    ... on hormone therapy first Lupron Depot, then added casodex and a year ago added avodart. My PSA became undetectable ... eight months ago and I am coming off both Lupron and casodex later this month. We will see what happens next....
    ... years... But why are you coming off the Lupron and Casodex ? Is it too prevent that hormon therapy will stop working...
    ... chemotherapy. But why are you coming off the Lupron and Casodex ? [COLOR="darkgreen"]Lupron (or another drug in ... triple blockade combo; it's the heavy duty drug. Casodex , in the "antiandrogen" class of drugs, now available...

  19. Your Representative at the American Assn. for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, 2010 2nd June 2010
    ... hormonal blockade (androgen deprivation) therapy (Lupron, Casodex , and finasteride, with a bisphosphonate in support...

  20. Prostrate Cancer 27th May 2010
    ... generic drug bicalutamide, which was known in the US as Casodex before it became available as a much less expensive...

  21. side effects zoladex 23rd May 2010
    ... ntermittent triple hormonal blockade therapy (Lupron, 50 mg Casodex - similar effects to Androcur, and 10 mg finasteride...

  22. FSH & LH Levels 19th May 2010
    ... doctor added Flutamide after trying Siterone(failed) & casodex (failed). His 1st blood test since then came in with...
    ... doctor added Flutamide after trying Siterone(failed) & casodex (failed). His 1st blood test since then came in with...

  23. Second line HT, other q's on Advanced PC 14th May 2010
    ... steadily increased on Double blockade( Orchiectomy, Casodex ). Some background: FIL was diagnosed with Stage ... Orchiectomy in Jun 2009. He was put on twice daily Casodex (Calutide is the Indian Generic equivalent). My repeated ... comes my questions: 1) He is being taken off the Casodex equivalent to see if his PSA will go down naturally ... has been referred to an oncologist who thinks even Casodex etc are not really worthwhile. The oncologist has...
    ... steadily increased on Double blockade( Orchiectomy, Casodex ). Some background: FIL was diagnosed with Stage ... Orchiectomy in Jun 2009. He was put on twice daily Casodex (Calutide is the Indian Generic equivalent). My repeated ... comes my questions: 1) He is being taken off the Casodex equivalent to see if his PSA will go down naturally ... has been referred to an oncologist who thinks even Casodex etc are not really worthwhile. [COLOR="darkgreen ... from him. Based on the oncologist's comment about Casodex , I'm thinking he has not kept up with the field and...

  24. Orchiectomy Questions 5th May 2010
    ... antiandrogen class, usually bicalutamide (the generic for Casodex ) these days. Ursodiol sometimes solves the problem ... patent expires this year or has already expired. Casodex is now available as much cheaper generic bicalutamide ... triple blockade involves an antiandrogen (usually Casodex ) as the second, medium weight drug in the triple combinatio ... surgical castration plus Avodart would be leaving out Casodex , or more likely generic bicalutamide. However, adding ... recently, before taking a vacation from the Lupron and Casodex .) That would give him recovery of much of any function...

  25. Selenium: 4th May 2010
    ... available only as the brand name version known as Casodex )? I'm impressed that results often appear to be much...
    ... around the nipples. I am not on any other meds like casodex or avodart. I do take 2 250 mg pomegranbate softgels...
    ... around the nipples. I am not on any other meds like casodex or avodart. JIM HERE: I have always used finasteride...

  26. 2nd Lupron Shot- Looking for guidance- Prostate Cancer. 2nd May 2010
    ... body senses there is a shortfall in testosterone. Casodex , now available much more inexpensively as bicalutamide...

  27. Ready for vacation from triple blockade - mostly good test results, but a concern too 9th April 2010
    ... that the cancer has just mutated and is now using Casodex as fuel, but that seems highly unlikely for me at ... vacation from the heavy duty drugs - the Lupron and the Casodex . :D I'm greatly pleased that my DEXA bone mineral ... used to prolong vacation September 18 - first Casodex , 50 mg September 26 - first Lupron shot (getting ... consists of Lupron (four month shot for me, = 30 mg), Casodex (50 mg/day for me), and finasteride (2 X 5 mg/day...

  28. Post-Orchiectomy (Surgical Castration) Comments 22nd March 2010
    ... at five years. Radiation no longer an option - only Casodex followed Lupron followed by chemotherapy at the point...

  29. trouble with PSA 19th March 2010
    ... was 6.3 after Lupron 2.6. Uro added medicine called Casodex . Does anyone know anything about Casodex? Trying...
    ... Casodex is an anti-androgen, and it is quite commonly used ... with Lupron. Indeed, many docs recommend starting Casodex before Lupron (even if the patient will not remain ... on Casodex ), in order to avoid a condition referred to as "flare ... agonist, such as Lupron, an anti-androgen, such as Casodex , and a 5 alpha reductase inhibitor, such as finasteride...

  30. Trying to get PSA down 19th March 2010
    ... 6.4, after 4 months 2.6. Uro added a drug called Casodex , Does anybody know anything about Casodex? Also, has...
    ... 6.4, after 4 months 2.6. Uro added a drug called Casodex , Does anybody know anything about Casodex? Also, has...

  31. Hormonal therapy side effects: likelihood, seriousness, countermeasures 6th March 2010
    ... of a problem with the anti-androgen drugs (such as Casodex , flutamide) used alone and not with the LHRH-agonist...

  32. Gleason 9 (5+4 in three areas) 14th February 2010
    ... involvement), but clear bone and cat scans. He was on casodex then Lupron, thats been for the past couple of months...
    ... Casodex or its generic is usually given before Lupron to reduce ... involvement), but clear bone and cat scans. He was on casodex then Lupron, thats been for the past couple of months...

  33. First Lupron Shot- I welcome feedback. 9th February 2010
    ... onsidertable work with it. I believe it consists of Lupron, Casodex and Avodart given intermittantly. I imagine its detailed...
    ... specializes in prostate cancer. Did the docs start you on Casodex before Lupron? That would be common, to reduce the...
    ... on at least two drug blockade (such as Lupron plus Casodex or the generic equivalent bicalutamide), and I believe ... function tests detect them early - when patients are on Casodex . It's possible your doctor is concerned about that ... would be to go at least to combined blockade by adding Casodex (bicalutamide - the generic version that is now much...

  34. New treatment...PSA dropped from 151 to 71 in a month! 8th February 2010
    ... agonist drug like Lupron; an antiandrogen drug, usually Casodex ; and a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor, often Avodart...

  35. Gleason 5+4 And a PSA<.01 24th January 2010
    ... my PSA decline on double blockade (Lupron, + 150 mg Casodex daily) was leveling off at what looked to be around ... Hopkins oncologist recommended I stay on the Lupron and Casodex but pour the rest of the bottle of finasteride (which ... from the start, I took a vacation from the Lupron and Casodex (kept on the Proscar and Fosamax) that lasted 34 months...
    ... asked if my testosterone levels were low enough that Casodex was added. With Casodex added, went to 1 in 3 mos...

  36. Once again, still so far so good - 15th month , third round, eleventh year, IADT3 5th January 2010
    ... regimen has been and currently is Lupron, bicalutamide ( Casodex ) (50 mg for me daily), and finasteride (which is generic ... when it runs its four month course in April and stop Casodex at the same time, while continuing the finasteride ... possible that the second drug he's on - I'm guessing it's Casodex - is now fueling the cancer rather than blocking it...

  37. Invitation for comments-Questions to follow 10th December 2009
    ... showing any metastasis. Did hormone therapy (Lupron & Casodex ) and received radiation therapy. Response to hormone ... ADT triple blockade (6 month shot –Eligard, 50 mg casodex daily, Avodart daily). My first evaluation test was...
    ... showing any metastasis. Did hormone therapy (Lupron & Casodex ) and received radiation therapy. Response to hormone ... ADT triple blockade (6 month shot –Eligard, 50 mg casodex daily, Avodart daily). My first evaluation test was ... ]The doctors I follow would advise an increase in Casodex to 150 mg a day, based on your case and the metastasis...
    ... thread. Jim-you mention upping the dosage of the casodex .....I'm not averse to an increased dosage but since...

  38. Hormonal therapy 7th December 2009
    ... PSA started rising and his doctor decided to cancel Casodex . Since then, PSA keeps dropping every week (34, 29...
    ... but I will give you a few to begin with. First, Casodex , Zoladez and Zometa is a common combination for advanced ... production of testicular androgen (testosterone). Casodex inhibits testosterone produced by the adrenal glands ... drop -- at least for some time -- after going off Casodex . Some oncologists will add a third "blockade" to ... the Zoladex (or other LHRH agonist) and Casodex , which blocks the conversion of testosterone to DHT...
    ... [COLOR="darkgreen"]It's likely the removal of Casodex made the difference, though it's my impression that ... cancer to mutate so quickly so that it can use the Casodex as a fuel. :) But, at some point, PSA started ... rising and his doctor decided to cancel Casodex . Since then, PSA keeps dropping every week (34, 29 ... ketoconazole (with hydrocortisone) as a substitute for the Casodex . It's a stronger drug, but there are some management...

  39. ejaculation or DRE before psa blood draw 16th November 2009
    ... third monthly since starting double blockade Lupron + Casodex ). Here's the PSA pattern he was looking at: mid July ... exam, his advice to me was to continue the Lupron and Casodex but to "throw away" the Proscar. Admittedly the Proscar...

  40. Hormonal therapy 10th November 2009
    ... Zoladex, Lupron, etc.) with an anti-androgen drug (like Casodex , flutamide, etc.). At a conference several years...
    ... you in Mississuaga. From what he tells me Lupron, Casodex Avodart and Proscar are all available in Canada as ... well as their generics. He was on Lupron and Casodex when we lasted talked. I was on triple therapy but...

  41. ADT3 study 29th October 2009
    ... Lupron, Zoladex, castration, etc.) plus bicalutamide ( Casodex or its generic form) plus dutasteride (Avodart) versus...

  42. Husband just diagnosed 27th October 2009
    ... improvement from the past.) My radiation oncologist added Casodex to the Lupron I was already on by the time I consulted...
    ... antiandrogens," a class that includes the drug-of-choice Casodex (now available generically, since about the start...

  43. Husband just diagnosed-t2b-Gleeson 8 6th October 2009
    ... after his first hormone shot. They also gave him Casodex which the urologist hadn't given him when he gave...

  44. Need suggestions for Stage IV PC 6th October 2009
    ... available as the much higher priced brand named drug Casodex , is very important in blocking the docking sites for...
    ... available as the much higher priced brand named drug Casodex , is very important in blocking the docking sites for...
    ... orchiectomy with testosterone supplementation and stop the Casodex in your dad's case) until he has been able to drive ... approval of degarelix, an LHRH-antagonist], combined with Casodex [bicalutamide] and either Proscar [finasteride] or...
    ... level. However, while the thought of cutting back Casodex as you suggest has crossed my mind before, I've never...
    ... my layman's opinion to continue the equivalent of Casodex , and to add Avodart or finasteride. As wonderful...
    ... meantime dad is continuing triple blockade therapy with Casodex [50mg] and Avodart along with some dietary changes...
    ... meantime dad is continuing triple blockade therapy with Casodex [50mg] and Avodart [COLOR="darkgreen"]I am so ... he continues to see his PSA drop, then the 50 mg of Casodex could be enough. If his PSA levels off or even starts ... rising, one tactic could be to increase the dose of Casodex to 100 or 150, the latter being a rather common dose ... for the cancer to mutate so that it can start using Casodex as fuel, which of course needs to be recognized soon ... . There are other drugs to use instead of Casodex if that happens. I believe that it usually takes ... While few patients begin to suffer liver injury due to Casodex , Dr. Myers writes in the same article that he regularly ... puts men on the drug ursodiol when he puts them on Casodex , as a preventive measure. He has even observed that ... ursodiol can "reverse liver toxicity due to casodex ." He uses 300 mg of ursodiol two or three times a ... several months of my first round of blockade that used Casodex , but it became clear that I tolerate it well. I have...
    ... Hi Jim I was not aware about casodex ' effect on liver function. Dad's liver function test ... one month after orchiectomy and starting of casodex showed slight elevation in bilirubin level [1.23 normal...
    ... Goelfamily;4136029]Hi Jim I was not aware about casodex ' effect on liver function. Dad's liver function test ... one month after orchiectomy and starting of casodex showed slight elevation in bilirubin level [1.23 normal ... I haven't seen much published about it for men on Casodex or bicalutamide (or flutamide), so it's likely that...
    ... continuing with triple blockade since then [ 50mg casodex and avodart]...
    ... Dr Tucker's consultation. He suggested removing Casodex as he feels the recent rise in PSA is due to casodex...
    ... Dr Tucker's consultation. He suggested removing Casodex as he feels the recent rise in PSA is due to casodex ... with challenging cases. At some point many of us on Casodex (bicalutamide) develop resistance to it, and it then ... several ways to deal with it. One is to simply stop the Casodex . Another is to substitute a drug in the same "antiandrogen ... " class as Casodex , a tactic that usually works, but not for more than ... such as Ketoconazole. A fourth is to switch from Casodex to an estrogenic compound, with the transdermal (skin ... avoid a side effect) is a potent drug - better than Casodex . It binds much more tightly to the androgen receptor ... than Casodex , but it is normally held in reserve as it is a much ... twice to prolong my off-therapy (off the Lupron and Casodex ) "vacations." As a non-doctor I really don't have...

  45. Back to urologist 29 Sept, what questions do we need to ask? 25th September 2009
    ... drugs stopped Mar 07, PSA 11.8 started Zoldex & 50mg Casodex Apr PSA 4.7, test 1.3; May PSA 3.0, test 1.3; July ... PSA 2.0 test 1.1, Casodex increased to 100mg Dec 07 PSA 1.2, test .7; Jul 08...

  46. PSA count reduced to 0.2 from 133 23rd September 2009
    ... dangerous "flare" to 125 measured on 12/20/2000, and added Casodex several months later. By September 2000 my PSA was ... third round of intermittent triple blockade (Lupron, Casodex 50 mg daily, and finasteride 10 mg daily with Boniva ... from where it is now, either an "antiandrogen" like Casodex (now generic bicalutamide and considerably cheaper ... than Casodex with the price dropping as time passes), or a "5-alpha...
    ... experience. Yes, he has been taking Zoladex implant & Casodex 50 mg. Now his oncologist has suggested that he should ... dangerous "flare" to 125 measured on 12/20/2000, and added Casodex several months later. By September 2000 my PSA was ... third round of intermittent triple blockade (Lupron, Casodex 50 mg daily, and finasteride 10 mg daily with Boniva ... from where it is now, either an "antiandrogen" like Casodex (now generic bicalutamide and considerably cheaper ... than Casodex with the price dropping as time passes), or a "5-alpha...
    ... sympathy. Yes, he has been taking Zoladex implant & Casodex 50 mg. Now his oncologist has suggested that he should...
    ... extend my off-therapy vacation period from Lupron and Casodex . However, following published advice from Drs...

  47. PSA Rising after Six years of Therapy 15th September 2009
    ... that could help, especially bicalutamide (generic Casodex ) and Avodart or finasteride (the latter being generic...
    ... Jim had some ideas of possible treatments, such as Casodex and/or dutasteride or finasteride. But really the...

  48. Phase One Completed at the Dattoli Clinic: 5th September 2009
    ... BPH. The instant urges can be a bitch. I'm taking Casodex now and hope that's all the hormones I will need....

  49. PSA drop on hormones 26th August 2009
    ... July 08 on return to Guam. Dec PSA .7. Added Casodex 50 mg in Feb 2009. PSA dropped to .3 in Mar 2009...

  50. Confused as hell. 23rd August 2009
    ... decide by being on single (Lupron) then combined (added Casodex ) hormonal blockade during that time. I added the...

  51. Hormonal therapy 12th August 2009
    ... case was quite comfortable and encouraging regarding Casodex in addition to Lupron for my challenging case, but...

  52. Latest news is hormone refractory 9th August 2009
    ... Lupron, Zoladex, etc.; an antiandrogen, typically Casodex , in a dose of 150 mg daily; and a 5-alpha reductase ... included: anti-androgen withdrawal; nilutamide; high-dose Casodex ; Cytadren [? - new to me]; DES and Coumadin; Leukine...

  53. Cheaper Hormones: 30th July 2009
    ... postings on finestaride. I am currently taking Advotar, Casodex and Trelstar LA. I do not have a prescription drug ... cost me over $4000 for the year just for Advotar and Casodex . . Regretably, I had to make a local purchase ... of Casodex . The generic version cost $480 for a months supply ... flash", but it was my reaction to the bill for the Casodex . I actually think my libido has gone up. It may just...
    ... postings on finestaride. I am currently taking Advotar, Casodex and Trelstar LA. I do not have a prescription drug ... cost me over $4000 for the year just for Advotar and Casodex . The Dattoli Clinic suggested a on-line pharmacy in ... less expensive generic choice as an alternative to Casodex also, but for me, the Casodex was worth it (and is ... that will help. Also, see the great news below about Casodex going generic.) The full price including my copay ... what we pay for drugs. The main alternative to Casodex is flutamide, once known as the brand name Eulexin ... of a side effect burden. You can take one to three Casodex pills at one time, whereas you have to divide up the ... avoid alcoholic beverages on flutamide (in contrast to Casodex ), but it also is know for a greater likelihood of ... are all effective, but it's one of the reasons that Casodex is much more frequently prescribed. I've never taken ... but I've heard that it is much less expensive than Casodex , of course that is before the news below. [COLOR ... I've heard over the years. Actually, the patent on Casodex for prostate cancer expired on October 1, 2008. I ... because it is Government sponsored. I researched Casodex and got to the sub-site http://www.accessdata.fda ... Appl_No=020498&TABLE1=OB_Rx. That subsite says that Casodex was approved on October 4, 1995, and under the patent ... ask about generic availability; they confirmed that Casodex was now available generically, so I will be paying ... fairly closely, and today is the first I learned that Casodex was now generic. If you do get a price break, there ... flash", but it was my reaction to the bill for the Casodex . [COLOR="darkgreen"]I can sure empathize with ... can account for that, but not if you have been on Casodex for a few days ahead of time. Some guys are in the...

  54. Do i need these? Lupron, eligard 20th July 2009
    ... if familiar with Avodart, seen the commercials and casodex , not so much but you gave me some info. Just looked...
    ... if familiar with Avodart, seen the commercials and casodex , not so much but you gave me some info. Just looked...

  55. Starting Treatment: 20th July 2009
    ... benefits that can be derived. I'll be taking Avodart and Casodex orally and They will give me an injection of another...
    ... benefits that can be derived. I'll be taking Avodart and Casodex orally and They will give me an injection of another...

  56. Robotic prostatectomy? 20th July 2009
    ... the power scale would be a combination of the drug Casodex with finasteride or with Avodart. Dr. Mark Scholz...

  57. Triple Hormone Therapy Research 16th July 2009
    ... giving the coup-de-gras after drugs like Zoladex and Casodex , it appears quite useful. Try searching www.pubmed...
    ... hormone therapy Lupron followed by the addition of casodex my PSA finally broke .1 and dropped to .8. I also...

  58. Psa shooting up @ 100% every month 6th July 2009
    ... just checked and confirmed that Calutide is generic Casodex , known scientifically as bicalutamide. "50" most ... whether the cancer is no longer controllable with the Casodex . If so, second line hormonal therapy tactics can...
    ... condition. After Chemotherapy, Thalix and Calutide ( Casodex ) were prescribed to him and it worked and even after...

  59. Casodex/Avotar 1st July 2009
    ... my combo), plus paying attention information about Casodex for nearly ten years and to Avodart since it was approved ... patient with a challenging case himself who has been on Casodex and finasteride - the sister drug to Avodart) has ... side effects of the heavier duty drugs, including Casodex . Because Avodart does lower libido and may have some ... advantage for these drugs and for this combination. Casodex actually blocks the docking of testosterone and DHT...

  60. Hormonal Therapy or No Hormonal Therapy: 30th June 2009
    ... started hormonal therapy (Lupron) at age 56, soon adding Casodex , and adding finasteride nine months later. I remained ... on the heavy duty drugs (Lupron and Casodex ) for 31 months - well over two years, making me 59...

  61. Stressed out! 7th June 2009
    ... Currently my prostate is about 45 g, and he has suggested casodex and avodart. Your thoughts and knowledge on side...
    ... Currently my prostate is about 45 g, and he has suggested casodex and avodart. Your thoughts and knowledge on side ... saw your new thread about the same issue - use of Casodex and Avodart. :( I'll reply here. I know quite a ... though Lupron is the foundation of my therapy, with Casodex as the intermediate level drug and finasteride (formerly ... radiation, and the radiation therapist prescribed Casodex in addition to the Lupron to shrink my mildly enlarged ... Still, it is nice when you can avoid these issues. Casodex will help shrink the gland and also have a substantial ... drug that is quite mild for most of us. However, Casodex , especially when used without a drug in the Lupron ... understand it, but I lack firsthand experience with Casodex plus Avodart without a Lupron type drug. The most ... serious potential side effect of Casodex , but fortunately a rare one and controlable, is possible ... likely, sometimes permitting them to continue with the Casodex (or flutamide - similar drug) or to return to it once ... undetected. :( That liver function test when using Casodex , flutamide or Nilutamide is very likely standard practice ... combo with the sister drug finasteride paired with Casodex . There's probably some using Avodart as the combo...

  62. Orichectomy vs ADT? 4th June 2009
    ... His doctors have recommended bilateral orichechtomy+ Casodex over triple hormone therapy. They are unwilling to...
    ... His doctors have recommended bilateral orichechtomy+ Casodex over triple hormone therapy. They are unwilling to ... not (one of the drugs I'm on, by the way, along with Casodex and Lupron, with Boniva and the statin simvastatin ... It showed that their orchiectomy plus antiandrogen ( Casodex ) patients did better than the equivalent drug (like...

  63. Artificial Sphincter after radiation 25th May 2009
    ... side effects from using an antiandrogen (preferably Casodex ) plus Avodart or finasteride. The great thing about...

  64. Newly diagnosed, looking at options 7th May 2009
    ... doing well in my third round of full therapy (Lupron, Casodex , and finasteride, and yes I experience hot flashes...

  65. Would greatly appreciate help - advanced prostate cancer 7th May 2009
    ... Had bilateral orchiectomy April 08 (PSA 18). Put on Casodex . PSA last month was back at 412. Because of...
    ... Had bilateral orchiectomy April 08 (PSA 18). Put on Casodex . PSA last month was back at 412. [COLOR="darkgreen ... Avodart but possibly finasteride, to the orchiectomy and Casodex . The third drug greatly cuts down on the conversion ... evolving from single (Lupron) then combined (added Casodex ) therapy, has been the only major therapy for prostate ... extend my off-therapy (vacation) time from Lupron and Casodex .) You will see that some of these papers discuss...
    ... hormonal therapy. If it turns out that a switch from Casodex looks best, the drug ketoconazole, which is given ... rate is about 50%. It is a lot more powerful than Casodex , but it isn't used up front because it interacts with...
    ... now going on triple blockade...he was on Lupron and Casodex . Now, he'll be going on Finastride (sp?) as well...
    ... finasteride (formerly Proscar) is being added and that Casodex is not being dropped :), both of which concerned me ... intermittently, going off the heavy duty Lupron and Casodex when my PSA gets acceptably low, currently targeting ... now going on triple blockade...he was on Lupron and Casodex . [COLOR="darkgreen"]Are you now on 150 mg of ... Casodex per day? That would be three pills. I have never ... mets. The doctors I follow all like to use 150 mg of Casodex if there are detectable mets, and at least Dr. Charles...

  66. 6 months since advanced prostate diagnosis 29th April 2009
    ... my testosterone level below 50. I was also put on Casodex which helped lower my PSA from 98 down to 14.6. I ... took another Lupron booster and started back up on Casodex . I see results on May 7th and visit MDA on May 18th...
    ... would expect from MD Anderson. I was also put on Casodex which helped lower my PSA from 98 down to 14.6. ... took another Lupron booster and started back up on Casodex . [COLOR="darkgreen"]That last comment puzzles ... me; it looks like you are on the Casodex intermittently. As a now savvy layman with no enrolled ... medical education, I would expect that the Casodex would be continuous, probably at 150 mg daily. Do ... you know what Casodex does? Basically, basically it blocks up the cancer ... 40% of normal. That's one of the main reasons that Casodex is so important. I see results on May 7th and ... in 2000 fell in this pattern. I was on Lupron and Casodex , and they had brought my PSA down from 113.6 (flare...
    ... specialist who has trials addressing bone metastasis. The Casodex is a 50mg dose. They are weaning me off Casodex to ... on my blood test next Thursday then they will stop Casodex entirely and shift to possibly Proscar / Finasteride...
    ... hundred hits including different initials. The Casodex is a 50mg dose. They are weaning me off Casodex to ... on my blood test next Thursday then they will stop Casodex entirely and shift to possibly Proscar / Finasteride ... conclusive. As I said before, my guys would want the Casodex at 150 mg daily and would keep it up along with Lupron ... when the cancer cell mutates and starts using the Casodex as fuel. My layman's impression is that it usually ... trying to block cancer cell receptors - to get the Casodex to dock there first so the androgen gets shut out ... more cancer cells, you can see why a higher dose of Casodex might be needed to do the job. You might try running ... me, it makes a whole lot of sense to increase the Casodex to 150 mg per day and see if that drops the testosterone ... would also want to know why they think weaning you off Casodex would help - what's the thinking there? (Casodex...

  67. Disturbing lack of bisphosphonate therapy for bone density, mets 29th April 2009
    ... like Lupron or Zoladex plus an "antiandrogen" like Casodex or flutamide) or triple (adds either finasteride ...

  68. ADT3 hangover 28th April 2009
    ... started 3 month injections of Lupron Jan. 08 and Casodex and Avodart Apr. 08. I had local therapy(cryo) in ... month shot of Lupron in Aug. of 08. The last dose of Casodex was late Dec. of '08. I have continued Avodart and ... that how long does it normally take for the Lupron/ Casodex medication to wear off; I have continued sweating...
    ... started  3 month injections of Lupron Jan. 08 and Casodex and Avodart Apr. 08. I had local therapy(cryo) in ... month shot of Lupron in Aug. of 08. The last dose of Casodex was late Dec. of  '08. I have continued Avodart and ... that how long does it normally take for the Lupron/ Casodex medication to wear off; I have continued sweating...
    ... started 3 month injections of Lupron Jan. 08 and Casodex and Avodart Apr. 08. I had local therapy(cryo) in ... month shot of Lupron in Aug. of 08. The last dose of Casodex was late Dec. of '08. I have continued Avodart and ... [COLOR="darkgreen"]I know you suspect Lupron or Casodex for the sweats, but I thought it might help to rule ... that how long does it normally take for the Lupron/ Casodex medication to wear off; I have continued sweating ... that. I think that is fairly typical. However, Casodex is associated with flashes and sweats, and you stopped...

  69. Prostate Cancer - Gleason 8, PSA 5 16th April 2009
    ... diagnosis, my doctor put me on Trelstar without giving me Casodex . I have read that this was a bad idea. Three weeks ... later another doctor prescribed Casodex . I am going to see an oncologist tomorrow. Does...
    ... was also unable to give it an all clear. I went on Casodex fro 30 days then on Lupron depot without casodex. ... back on. Six months later I went on both Lupro and Casodex . last test revealed a .4 PSA trending down. i...
    ... diagnosis, my doctor put me on Trelstar without giving me Casodex . I have read that this was a bad idea. Three weeks ... later another doctor prescribed Casodex . I am going to see an oncologist tomorrow. Does ... Flare" due to Trelstar type drugs without a drug like Casodex to control it can be dangerous, especially if a man ... convinced it's prudent to have an antiandrogen like Casodex before the Lupron-Trelstar-Viadur-Zoladex type drug ... or combined, two-drug blockade (like Trelstar and Casodex ). The three drug version adds a drug from the class...

  70. Testosterone: 8th April 2009
    ... on each of the two previous cycles of Lupron (and Casodex , Finasteride, and Fosamax or Boniva). Some doctors...

  71. Prostate Cancer Treatment Options 8th April 2009
    ... much more of an issue for antiandrogen drugs (such as Casodex and flutamide) used alone); a short course of preventive...

  72. Psa >>> 28,000 5th April 2009
    ... that only miracle can save him. His doctor gave him casodex and injection (TAPROS 3M) and after a month , the...
    ... Hi Pltrop, Since Casodex still working the cancer is still hormone dependent...
    ... that only miracle can save him. His doctor gave him casodex and injection (TAPROS 3M) and after a month , the ... cancer, but I'm glad he was able to respond to the drug Casodex , a drug I've been on and off intermittently for nine ... duty drugs for prostate cancer, more powerful than Casodex . A third drug, technically an "5-alpha reductase...

  73. Prostate Cancer at 37yrs old, looking for opinions 27th March 2009
    ... Lupron and equivalents - usually injection form, plus Casodex and equivalents - pill form), returns fairly quickly...

  74. Still so far so good: 3rd PSA (6 months), third round, tenth year IADT3 27th March 2009
    ... used to prolong vacation September 18 - first Casodex , 50 mg September 26 - first Lupron shot (getting ... consists of Lupron (four month shot for me, = 30 mg), Casodex (50 mg/day for me), and finasteride (2 X 5 mg/day ... on only two drug blockade at that time - Lupron and Casodex without the finasteride.) I'm also thinking the slower...
    ... The regression of PSA level is impressive. Casodex acts as an inhitor by binding to the androgen receptor...
    ... used to prolong vacation September 18 - first Casodex , 50 mg September 26 - first Lupron shot (getting ... consists of Lupron (four month shot for me, = 30 mg), Casodex (50 mg/day for me), and finasteride (2 X 5 mg/day...
    ... view of his age, going with just an antiandrogen like Casodex plus Avodart (or finasteride instead of the Avodart...

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