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Casodex vs. Zytiga for Cancer

Casodex

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/ 6,976 posts
Other Names: Bicalutamide

Zytiga

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Other Names: abiraterone
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 6,976 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,513 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Bicalutamide (marketed as Casodex, Cosudex, Calutide, Kalumid) is an oral non-steroidal anti-androgen used in the treatment of prostate cancer and hirsutism. It was first launched in 1995 as a combination treatment (with surgical... Read more on Wikipedia
Abiraterone (trade name Zytiga) is a drug used in castration-resistant prostate cancer (formerly hormone-resistant or hormone-refractory prostate cancer) (prostate cancer not responding to androgen deprivation or treatment with antiandrogens). Aft... Read more on Wikipedia
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a new doctor switched him to zytiga. I'm not sure exactly...
My husband started on casodex but it was causing ...so a new doctor switched him to zytiga. I'm not sure exactly ...meant it, but that doctor said Zytiga had about five times...
worked for 1 year. now on zytiga for 1 year. psa0,01 I...
...casodex worked for 1 year. now on zytiga for 1 year....
like the Casodex is failing now. There's talk of putting...
...for the past year and it looks like the Casodex is failing now. There's talk of putting me on Lupron/Zytiga. This...
up. Stopped casodex and started zytiga and prednisone only...
...of casodex took ...Stopped casodex and started zytiga and ...on xtandi and one month stopped the climb and dropped to 23. So the question, I have noticed a slight amount of blood in my urine...
journey. Zytiga has shown amazing results as well......
...your Provenge journey. Zytiga has shown amazing results as well... ...your Provenge use....Lupron? Casodex? Avodart? Thanks...
your doctors considered switching to Zytiga rather than the...
...your doctors considered switching to Zytiga rather than the...
Zytiga. Wouldn't J&J do better selling its great product...
...Casodex ultimately failed. ...There are millions of men with Pca throughout the world, only 10% of them can afford to pay the retail price of Zytiga. Wouldn't J&J do better selling its great...
me to begin Zytiga. Express scripts requires \"coverage...
...ONCO took me off Casodex one month ago to see if the PSA would stabilie or decrease since it was slowly going up - it didn't but actually tripled in one month.  He now wants me to begin Zytiga. ...
)So stop Casodex. Change meds to Zytiga and predisone. This...
...full attack. The Lupron and Casodex are loosing this battle. We ...plans. First is stop the Casodex . They notice that by ...on that. lol )So stop Casodex. Change meds to Zytiga and predison...
that I'm also taking Zytiga, which is normally prescribed...
Foxrun, I did start the Casodex prior to the Lupron for same reason, but it's always been part ...is that I'm also taking Zytiga, which is normally prescribed for...
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