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Review: could Casodex cause Kidney stones?

Summary: Kidney stones could be caused by Casodex, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zometa, and have Prostate cancer.

We study 6,175 people who have side effects while taking Casodex from FDA and social media. Among them, 90 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Casodex

Casodex (latest outcomes from 6,216 users) has active ingredients of bicalutamide. It is often used in prostate cancer.

Kidney stones

Kidney stones (latest reports from 105,426 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Apr, 18, 2014: 6,175 people reported to have side effects when taking Casodex. Among them, 90 people (1.46%) have Kidney Stones. They amount to 0.09% of all the 105,306 people who have Kidney Stones on eHealthMe.

Trend of Kidney stones in Casodex reports

Time on Casodex when people have Kidney stones * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Kidney stones0.00%72.41%17.24%0.00%10.34%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Casodex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney stones0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.34%24.14%65.52%

Severity of Kidney stones when taking Casodex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (50 people, 55.56%)
  2. Metastases to bone (40 people, 44.44%)
  3. Insomnia (32 people, 35.56%)
  4. Bone disorder (23 people, 25.56%)
  5. Pain (23 people, 25.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (90 people, 100.00%)
  2. Lupron (80 people, 88.89%)
  3. Peridex (49 people, 54.44%)
  4. Zoladex (44 people, 48.89%)
  5. Aredia (40 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Left kidney pain for several days with a marked inability to urinate & a significant amount of blood in my urine

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I just had two kidney stones, one in the ureter smashed with laser and one in the kidney taken care of by lithotripsy. I am wondering if Zonegran could be the cause.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Patient had a large kidneystone in (r)kidney for 10 years that was too large to dissolve but it didn't move. Suddenly after checking for reasons for back to back uti,s, 2 more stones have appeared and function is down to 12%. has Lisinopril had anything to do with the kidney dysfunction or the quick formation of other stones because of the low function?

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