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Caxeta 500mg Tablet

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Caxeta 500 MG Description

Caxeta 500mg tablet is an anti-cancer medication that contains Capecitabine as an active ingredient. It treats cancers of the breast, colon, and stomach. Cancer is a disease in which cells in a specif...
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ContainsCapecitabine(500.0 Mg)
Usesbreast cancer, colorectal cancer
Side effectsdiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, sores in the mouth, swelling, pain
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Caxeta 500 MG

  • Breast cancer
  • Colorectal cancer

Contraindications of Caxeta 500 MG

  • Allergic to capecitabine or any other excipient
  • Impaired kidney function
  • heart attack or heart failure
  • Heart disease
  • Skin reactions
  • Use in children
  • Liver disease
  • Infections
  • Active bleeding

Side effects of Caxeta 500 MG

  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Blisters on fingers or feet
  • Abdominal pain
  • Hair loss
  • Low white blood cell count
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased sensitivity to sunlight
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Bone pain

Precautions and Warnings of Caxeta 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Caxeta 500mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Because it harms the fetus, Caxeta 500mg tablet should not be used during pregnancy (newborn baby). While taking Caxeta 500mg tablet for at least six months later, both women and men of reproductive potential must utilize an effective contraceptive technique. If you have any concerns, please visit your Oncologist.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Caxeta 500mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Caxeta 500mg tablet should not be taken during breastfeeding because it goes into the breastmilk and could harm the baby. Therefore, it is not recommended for mothers who are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Caxeta 500mg tablet?
A:
When using the Caxeta 500mg tablet, you may notice a drop in attentiveness. You may feel tired, dizzy, or have vision issues if you take Caxeta 500mg tablet. As a result, driving while taking these tabs should be avoided.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Caxeta 500mg tablet?
A:
If you drink too much alcohol while taking Caxeta 500mg tablets, your stomach may become irritated. As a result, avoid consuming alcohol while using this medication.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Use in Children
  • You are allergic to capecitabine or any other excipient
  • You have impaired kidney function
  • You have had a heart attack or heart failure in past
  • You have heart disease
  • You have skin reactions
  • Use in children
  • You have liver disease
  • You have infections
  • You have active bleeding
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medication, vitamins or minerals

Mode of Action of Caxeta 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Capecitabine is an anti-cancer and cytotoxic drug found in Caxeta 500mg tablet. Caxeta 500mg tablet is transformed into 5-fluorouracil (chemical); when consumed, it inhibits the synthesis of genetic c...
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Directions for Use of Caxeta 500 MG

  • Take Caxeta 500mg tablet, as directed by your physician
  • Do not consume more than the recommended amount of Caxeta 500mg tablet
  • Capecitabine should be taken no later than 30 minutes after a meal has been completed.
  • Do not crush, chew or break the tablet in half
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water

Storage and disposal of Caxeta 500 MG

  • Caxeta 500mg tablet should be stored away from direct sunlight in a cool, dry area
  • Keep medicines in their original containers
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Caxeta 500mg tablet that has passed their expiration date should be thrown away
  • Caxeta 500mg tablet should not be flushed or discarded in household waste
  • Combine a biodegradable material like coffee grounds or kitten litter with an unwanted Caxeta 500mg tablet, half-fill a biodegradable bag with the mixture and seal it

Dosage of Caxeta 500 MG

Overdose

If you take too much Caxeta 500mg tablet, contact your doctor immediately or rush to the nearest hospital. Severe hand-foot syndrome, gastrointestinal toxicity, haematological toxicity, and cardiotoxi...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, take Caxeta 500mg tablet as soon as you remember. If it's almost time for your next dose, or if it's been more than 8 hours since your last dose, skip the missed Caxeta 500mg table...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is it necessary for me to take Caxeta 500mg tablet for an extended period?

A: Your Caxeta 500mg tablet treatment length is determined by the type of your condition and your response to treatment. It is usually given in several treatment cycles, each lasting 21 days. Caxeta 500mg tablet is taken for 14 days and then given a 7-day break. You should take this drug for the entire period, your Oncologist has suggested.

Q: Is it necessary for me to use birth control while taking Caxeta 500mg tablet?

A: Yes, birth control is required when takingCaxeta 500mg tablet, as this medication has the potential to damage an unborn child. Females should use these procedures for at least 6 months after receiving the final dose. Men taking these medications and having partners who could become pregnant should use effective birth control during therapy and for three months following the last dosage.

Q: Do I become weak when using the Caxeta 500mg tablet?

A: Yes, Caxeta 500mg tablet can make you tired and weak, as these are two of the most typical side effects of the drug. As a result, using Caxeta 500mg tablet could impair your ability to drive or operate machinery.
Product Details
Brand
CAXETA
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 16 May 2022 | 12:43 PM (IST)

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