Buy Xeloda 500Mg (Capecitabine)
Active ingredient: Capecitabine
Product Code: PR10740
What is this drug
Generic Xeloda is a chemotherapy drug which is taken orally and which is used ion treatment of colorectal cancer and metastatic breast cancer. It can be used alone or in conjunction with some other drugs used to treat these types of cancer. Its generic name is capecitabine and it is marketed under brand names Capres, Distamine and Capiibine as well.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Generic Xeloda is a chemotherapeutic prodrug which is converted to 5-fluorouracil in the tumor. There, it inhibits the DNA synthesis and causes the slowing down of tumor growth.
Looking after your drug
Keep v in a cool, dark and dry place out of reach of children. If your drug has expired, you can order new Generic Xeloda online and throw away the one that has expired.
How to take the medication
Take Generic Xeloda exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not adjust the doses on your own and if you believe that your dosage should be adjusted, talk to your doctor about this. Your treatment may include other medications and radiation treatment. Your doctor may need to check your health regularly when you are using this drug. You should remain under doctor care for the full duration of your generic capecitabine treatment. Generic Xeloda is usually taken once in the morning and once in the evening unless instructed differently.
Your dosage may vary greatly, depending on the cancer, the way you are responding to your treatment and additional treatments that you are taking. Adhere to the recommended dosage.
Seek emergency medical assistance if an overdose is suspected. The symptoms may include: vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, fever and coughing up blood.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not take the missed one if the next scheduled one is soon. Never take a double dosage.
Warnings and Precautions
Generic Xeloda can be passed into body fluids. Do not handle any surfaces or linens that have come into contact with these fluids without protection. Generic Xeloda may have lasting effects on the body. Your doctor will need to monitor your progress and check your health regularly to make sure you are not reacting negatively to your treatment. Remain under doctor care for the duration of your Generic Xeloda treatment.
Possible Side Effects
Mild side effects of may include: numbness, tingling in the feet and hands, mild skin rash, tiredness, constipation, stomach pain. Serious side effects include: jaundice, swelling, rapid weight gain, tenderness, swelling, blistering or peeling of skin, pale skin, short breath, lightheadedness, chills, fever, easy bleeding and bruising, white patches in mouth or on lips, coughing up blood, bloody or tarry stools, severe diarrhea, loss of appetite, vomiting, severe nausea. This is not a complete list.
Treating certain types of cancer
Generic Xeloda is considered to be first line treatment in some types of cancer. If your doctor prescribes this drug to you, you need to take it regularly and carefully in order to achieve the best results with it and to avoid adverse effects.
When the drug should not be used
Generic Xeloda should not be used if you are allergic to capecitabine or fluorouracil or if you have a metabolic disorder called DPD or severe kidney disease. Do not use Generic Xeloda if you are pregnant.
How long should you take the drug
Take Generic Xeloda until your doctor tells you that you can stop.