Uses of Capegard Tablet
How to use Capegard Tablet
How Capegard Tablet works
- ovarian cancer
- head and neck cancer
- cervical cancer
- testicular cancer
- breast cancer
- non-hodgkin lymphoma (nhl)
- blood cancer
- lung cancer
- bone cancer
- urinary bladder cancer
Missed DoseIt is advised that you do not miss any dose of this medicine. If you miss any dose, you should contact your doctor immediately.
OverdoseSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
- Abdominal pain
- Hair loss
- Low white blood cell count
- Blurred vision
- Dry mouth
- Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
- Muscle or joint pain
- Loss of appetite
- Bone pain
When should Capegard not be used?
You should not use Capegard 500 if you:
- are allergic to capecitabine or any ingredients in Capegard
- are pregnant or are breastfeeding
- have kidney or liver disease
- have a heart problem or a history of cardiovascular disease, arrhythmias, angina pectoris
- have known dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) deficiency
- are taking medicines that interact with Capecitabine, including anticoagulants like warfarin, the anticonvulsant phenytoin, leucovorin for folic acid deficient anaemias, the antiviral sorivudine or analogues like brivudine, allopurinol for gout, antacids like aluminium hydroxide for indigestion, the antipsychotic clozapine
Warnings for special population
– This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
– capegard 500 mg tablet is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women except in life-threatening conditions. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.