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Review: could Casodex cause Muscle pain?

Summary: Muscle pain could be caused by Casodex, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 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, 105 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain 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.

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,553 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 6,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Casodex. Among them, 105 people (1.70%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.02% of all the 500,347 people who have Muscle Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle pain in Casodex reports

Time on Casodex when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain20.00%5.00%55.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Casodex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.33%6.67%90.00%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Casodex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (31 people, 29.52%)
  2. Prostate cancer metastatic (15 people, 14.29%)
  3. Metastases to bone (14 people, 13.33%)
  4. Pain (11 people, 10.48%)
  5. Sleep disorder (9 people, 8.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (58 people, 55.24%)
  2. Lupron (31 people, 29.52%)
  3. Zoladex (29 people, 27.62%)
  4. Aspirin (23 people, 21.90%)
  5. Zocor (22 people, 20.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    also my blood ammonia gets up to 82.. I am so sleepy I am almost comatose . I take lactalose but if I quit taking it my blood ammonia creeps up. My liver and kidneys are fine. Drs cannot find what is causing the high ammonia. thank you Catherine Dale

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