capecitabine tablets ip 500mg Capxcel

Trade Name: Capxcel

Manufacturer:Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Presentation: Tablet

Strength: 500mg

capecitabine tablets ip 500mg is used for what?

After surgery, individuals with Dukes’ C colon cancer (colon cancer that has progressed to lymph nodes around the colon) are given capecitabine tablets ip 500mg This medication is also used to treat colorectal cancer that has spread to other places in the body (cancer of the colon or rectum that has spread to other parts of the body).

What is the efficacy of capecitabine?

In comparison to 73.9 per cent of control patients, 82.8 per cent of capecitabine patients were alive and free of recurrence or second malignancy after three years. These rates were 74.1 per cent and 67.6 per cent after five years.

What is the capecitabine tablets ip 500mg effects?

  • Anaemia is a common adverse effect of capecitabine.
  • Backache, torment
  • Stools that are crimson, dark, or tarry.
  • The whole body hurts.
  • discomfort in the chest.
  • It gives me chills.
  • constipation.
  • Coughing up blood.

How do capecitabine tablets ip 500mg affect the immune system?

Capecitabine, like other chemotherapeutics, causes an increase in reactive oxygen species and a decrease in antioxidant levels in the blood. Immunological suppression and lymphopenia in cancer patients have been associated with capecitabine.

How long does capecitabine tablets ip 500mg take to take effect?

Chemotherapy is part of your treatment plan.
Capecitabine is a chemotherapeutic medication that can be used alone or in combination with other treatments. Chemotherapy is normally administered in a series of cycles over the course of a few months. The treatment period might be 21, 28, or 35 days long.

Is it safe for me to consume it after taking capecitabine tablets ip 500mg?

This drug should be taken with meals or within 30 minutes of eating. With water, swallow the tablet whole. Capecitabine has been linked to immunosuppression and lymphopenia in cancer patients. A pharmacist should slice or smash the tablet if that needs to be done.

Does capecitabine cause tumours to shrink?

Chemotherapy drugs like capecitabine act in a variety of ways to stop tumour cells from growing, including killing them, preventing them from dividing, and preventing them from spreading. High-energy x-rays are used in radiation therapy to kill tumour cells and shrink tumours.

When using capecitabine, what foods should you avoid?

Applesauce, ripe bananas, tinned fruit, orange sections, cooked potatoes, white rice, white flour products, oatmeal, cream of rice, cream of wheat, and farina are all high in soluble fibre foods. To avoid dehydration, drink eight to ten glasses of non-alcoholic, caffeine-free fluid every day.

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