Capecitabine is used to treat certain cancers such as breast cancer, colorectal cancer and gastric cancer.
Common side effects include:
Rare but serious side effects include:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking or intend to take any other medication such as warfarin, supplements, traditional medications or herbal remedies.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember if it is within 6 hours of your usual time. However if more than 6 hours have passed, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses at the same time.
Pack Capecitabine into a bag and bring it back to the pharmacy where you received it from.
You may refer to the following website if you need more information: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/