Bdocin 500mg Capsule strip of 10 capsules
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Composition Capecitabine 500mg
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Bdocin 500mg Capsule Uses:
Bdocin 500mg Capsule composition:
Interactions / Warnings:
- Capecitabine is used alone or in combination with other medicines for the treatment of colon, rectum or breast cancers.
- It is oral chemotherapy, hence it is preferred by many patients.
- It should be taken within 30 minutes after eating a meal.
- The dose and the number of treatment cycles needed will depend on the type and stage of cancer that is being treated.
- It may cause dizziness and tiredness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Frequency of hair loss is much less compared to other chemotherapy drugs.
- Do not take it if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood cells during treatment with this medicine. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, rash or severe diarrhea.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you start to have side effects such as diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, mouth sores, chest pain or loss of appetite.
Bdocin 500mg Capsule Side Effects:
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The side effects of Capxcel include stomach pain or upset stomach, constipation, loss of appetite, and change in ability to taste food. It may also cause increased thirst, unusual tiredness or weakness, dizziness, headache, hair loss, skin rash, back, join, or muscle pain. You may also experience red, swollen, itchy, or teary eyes and trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. Inform your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe and persist for long.
Q. What are the serious side effects of Capxcel?
The use of Capxcel may cause various serious side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, sores in the mouth, swelling, pain, redness, or peeling of skin on the palms and soles of the feet. One may also experience fever, chills, sore throat, or other signs of an infection, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs, chest pain or pressure, fast heartbeat, dark urine and yellowing of the skin or eyes. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience any such symptoms.
Q. Does Capxcel make you tired?
Yes, Capxcel may make you tired and you may also feel weak, as these are the most common side effects of the medicine. Hence, it is possible that use of Capxcel may affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
Q. What is the most important information that I should know about Capxcel?
It is important to know that Capxcel can interfere with working of blood thinners like warfarin. This type of interference can cause a change in the rate of clot formation and can cause bleeding that can even lead to death. The risk is higher for cancer patients, especially those who are over 60 years of age. Seek immediate medical help if you experience symptoms like unusual bleeding, vomiting or spitting up blood or brown material that resembles coffee grounds, bloody or black, tarry stools, blood in urine, red or dark-brown urine, or easy bruising.
Q. How long do I need to take Capxcel?
The duration of treatment with Capxcel depends on the nature of your illness and individual response to treatment. Usually, it is given as a series of treatment cycles, each of these cycles lasts for 21 days. Capxcel is given for 14 days followed by a rest period of 7 days. You should continue taking this medicine for the time prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Do I need to use birth control method while using Capxcel?
Yes, birth control methods are a must while using Capxcel, as this medicine may harm your unborn child. Females should continue using these methods for 6 months after the final dose. On the other hand, men using these medicines whose partners can become pregnant should use effective birth control during treatment and for 3 months after the final dose.
Q. What kind of drug is Capxcel?
Capxcel is an anti-cancer (antineoplastic or cytotoxic) chemotherapy drug. Capxcel is classified as an \
Medicine disease interaction:
Use of Bdocin 500mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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