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WHAT IS CAPECITE 500 mg ?
Capecite tablets contain the active ingredient capecitabine, which is a type of chemotherapy medicine for cancer known as a 'cytotoxic antimetabolite'. Antimetabolites are cell-cycle specific. They attack cells at very specific phases in the cycle.
Capecite is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body. It is used to treat colorectal cancer, and breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS :
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these side effects persist or become bothersome :
• Hair loss
• Blurred vision
• Dry mouth
• Muscle or joint pain
• Bone pain
• Abdominal pain
• Low white blood cell count
• Loss of appetite
• Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). Protect from light and humidity. Keep it away from children & pets.