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I have been taking Bicalutamide (generic for Casodex ) for

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Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: I have been taking Bicalutamide (generic for Casodex) for metastasized prostate cancer. I have developed hives and cannot attribute them to any dietary change. Is it possible to have a reaction to this medication after taking for 2 months?
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I have been taking Bicalutamide (generic for Casodex) for metastasized prostate cancer. I have developed hives and cannot attribute them to any dietary change. Is it possible to have a reaction to this medication after taking for 2 months?
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Answered by Dr. Anders Mark Christensen 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
That is unlikely

Detailed Answer:
Hi Brichard,

That is very unlikely. Hives can be caused by many things, e.g. food, warmth, cold, stress, etc. I suggest you continue bicalutamide.

Best wishes.
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Answered by Dr. Anders Mark Christensen 0 minute later
Brief Answer:
That is unlikely

Detailed Answer:
Hi Brichard,

That is very unlikely. Hives can be caused by many things, e.g. food, warmth, cold, stress, etc. I suggest you continue bicalutamide.

Best wishes.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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