I am going to take a drug test for employment, will casodex show up on a urine test?
11 Jul 2010
Hi, you should not be worried at all my friend!
GENERIC NAME: bicalutamide
BRAND NAME: Casodex
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 includes flutamide (Eulexin) and nilutamide (Nilandron). Androgens (an example of which is testosterone) are hormones that are produced and released by the adrenal glands. They are responsible for supporting (stimulating) tissues that primarily are thought of as male, for example, the male prostate gland. Male traits that also are influenced by androgens include facial and body hair and small breasts. 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. In addition to normal prostate cells, androgens also have been shown to stimulate the growth of cancer cells within the prostate. Bicalutamide is thought to prevent the growth of prostate cancer by blocking the effects of androgens on the cancer cells. Bicalutamide was approved by the FDA in 1995.
All the best... from a caring individual
- Casodex Information for Consumers
- Casodex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Casodex (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Im on suboxone and i want to buy the 5 or 10 panel drug test from the store before i apply at a really good job to see if it will show up. I like to ...
1 answer • 19 Dec 2009
I went out of town and broke down. my zanax was home so i took my aunts kolonapin. I have to take a drug test on thursfor a job ( todays monday). Do ...
4 answers • 28 Sep 2010
I just found out today that my physician is requiring me to take a drug test tomorrow in order to get my prescription for oxycodone. I have been ...
5 answers • 14 Dec 2010
had a randon drug test today and need what would show up as,nob or possable nop.
1 answer • 14 Jun 2012
I took Casodex for only 3 months, and have been off it for 2 months but still am experiencing breasted soreness.
1 answer • 29 Jun 2012