Bicalutamide Tablets are essentially a hormone therapy that is classified under anti-androgen. These Bicalutamide Tablets are often prescribed along with LHRH agonist in a combination for effective results. Bicalutamide Tablets should be taken under the supervision of a medical practitioner. We offer Bicalutamide Tablets in blister packing.
Drug Class and Mechanism :
Bicalutamide is an oral medication that is used for treating cancer of the prostate.
It belongs to a class of drugs called anti-androgens which include flutamide (eulexin) and nilutamide (nilandron).
Male traits that also are influenced by androgens include facial and body hair and small breasts
They are responsible for supporting (stimulating) tissues that primarily are thought of as male, for example, the male prostate gland.
Androgens (an example of which is testosterone) are hormones that are produced and released by the adrenal glands.
Anti-androgens prevent the action of androgens by blocking the receptors for androgens on the cells of tissues, for example, the cells of the prostate gland.
Bicalutamide is thought to prevent the growth of prostate cancer by blocking the effects of androgens on the cancer cells.
In addition to normal prostate cells, androgens also have been shown to stimulate the growth of cancer cells within the prostate.