What is Cosudex?
Cosudex is an anti-androgen medicine. It interferes with some of the actions of particular hormones.
What is Cosudex used for?
Cosudex is used in combination with other medicines to treat advanced prostate cancer.
Medicine Cosudex belongs to which family of medications?
Cosudex belongs to the family of non-steroidal anti-androgens. Androgens such as testosterone are natural male sex hormones. In some types of prostate cancer, androgens shall help the cancer cells grow. Thus, Cosudex shall interfere with some of the actions of these hormones.
How is Cosudex consumed?
The usual adult dose is one tablet taken each day. Swallow tablet as whole with a full glass of water. Take Cosudex at about the same time each day. The medicine is usually commenced up to two weeks prior to other injectable hormone-therapy medicines that have been given for the treatment of prostate cancer.
What are the common side effects with Cosudex?
Hot flushes or sweating, breast tenderness or changes in breast size, itching or dry skin, increased hairiness or hair loss, stomach pain or indigestion, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea or constipation are some of the common side effects.