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Drug Interactions With Bicalutamide

Drug Interactions With Bicalutamide Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when bicalutamide is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Budesonide
Bicalutamide can increase the level of budesonide in your blood, potentially increasing your risk for side effects. This interaction is less of a problem with inhaled budesonide. If you take these medicines together, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and decrease your budesonide dosage if needed.
 
Buspirone
Bicalutamide can increase the level of buspirone in your blood, potentially increasing your risk for side effects. Your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and decrease your buspirone dosage if side effects become bothersome.
 
Calcium Channel Blockers
Bicalutamide may increase the level of calcium channel blockers in the blood, increasing the risk of side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medicines together. Your healthcare provider may need to closely monitor you and adjust your calcium channel blocker dosage if necessary.
 
Carbamazepine
Bicalutamide may increase the level of carbamazepine in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk for side effects. Your healthcare provider may want to monitor the level of carbamazepine in your blood during treatment if you have to take these drugs together.
 
Certain Antidepressants
Bicalutamide may increase blood levels of the antidepressants listed above, increasing the risk of side effects. If you take these medications together, your healthcare provider may choose to lower your antidepressant dose if side effects become bothersome.
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