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Bicalutamide

Description

Bicalutamide is a non-steroidal antiandrogen, devoid of other endocrine activity. It binds to androgen receptors without activating gene expression, and thus inhibits the androgen stimulus. Regression of prostatic tumours results from this inhibition.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
L02BB03
Bicalutamide
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L02 Endocrine therapy → L02B Hormone antagonists and related agents → L02BB Anti-androgens

Trade names

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Netherlands

Singapore

Australia

Austria Canada Cyprus Netherlands Singapore

Australia

Australia

Cyprus

Trade names (in combination): BI ELIGARD CP ZOLACOS

Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
CASODEX Film-coated tablets
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK