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Casodex and lupron

Premium Questions

Dr.  Deepak Sundriyal MD

My friend is taking Casodex and Lupron for his cancer. Will he always take both of them or was it just the 1st time and will now only have to use one of the medication? Thank you ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Sundriyal ( Oncologist)
Dr.  Deepak Sundriyal MD

Siemens reading is up to 5.1 and my Roche Cobas 6000 is at 7.05. I am thinking of taking Lupron hormones or Casodex 5 mg daily. Can they be taken together? Or should I continue with active surveillance? I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Sundriyal ( Oncologist)
Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

I stop taking casadex for eight days. I stop because of the hot flashes. My psa is 0.01. I have been taking the 3 month shot of Lupron for a year and a half and just got till May to stop ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

Hello, I had a blood test today and my ast was 29 and alt was 43 well within the range. How could it spike so much 3 weeks earlier ast 67 and alt 112 ? I think it was from the casodex and Lupron . Thank ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

I presented a year ago last XXXXXXX with a Gleason of 9 and PSA of 96. I've had 39 Calypso radiation treatments and been on Lupron and casodex . I don't seem to have any symtoms except those brought ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Robert Galamaga ( Oncologist)

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Dr. SUBHAJIT DAS MD

I am interested in knowing the down sides to Lupron/Casodex adjuvant therapy for prostate cancer. My husband had a prostatectomy in January 2010. His PSA, within 3 months post-op was up to 33 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. SUBHAJIT DAS ( Homeopath)
Dr. Nishith R S MD

and also in my spine. The treatment has been to use casovex for 2 weeks, a Lupron shot monthly after that and casovex for 2 weeks following the 1st Lupron shot. I am also scheduled to begin chemo therapy at... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishith R S ( Diabetologist)
Dr. ARUNESH UPADHYAY MD

my dr told me to stop taking my casodex which i have been on 3 1/2 yrs as it is no longer working but i will continue taking the lupron shots...he also is sending me to a cancer specialist....it is ok ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. ARUNESH UPADHYAY ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Antoneta Zotaj MD

I have been taking Casodex for 3 months now. I had Lupron injection 3 months ago.I am now ... of the 3 (Casodex, Lupron or RT) is the probable cause of my pain? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Antoneta Zotaj ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shyam B. Kale MD

I am a prostate cancer diagnosed patient. I have been taking casodex 50mg for 15 days then I got 1 lupron injection, I don t see any outstanding side effects yet. It comes later in a week or two? And I am ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shyam B. Kale ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Yogesh D MD

Review the dosage with your treating doctor, complete blocking of testosterone effects leads to breast enlargement.

Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi MD

Hello, It depends pun the general condition of the patient .It metastasis is in vital parts besides prostate than 6-12 months.

Dr. C. J. Varghese MD

Hello Tanyabeaucage6, Surgeries do not cure diseases. They are temporary palliations. You need further investigations for diagnosis of your present disease conditions and treatment. Contact me with your full details for...