Capegard 500 Tablet helps in the treatment of breast, colon, and rectum cancer. It is oral chemotherapy, hence preferred by many patients. It stops cancer cells from growing, as a result of which they eventually die. It is sometimes used with certain other drugs as part of combination chemotherapy resulting in exceptional results. The frequency of hair loss is much less compared to other chemotherapy drugs.
How to Use Capegard 500 Tablet?
Capecitabine Tablets are taken by mouth, with food, two times per day. The recommended dose is 1250 mg/m2 administered orally for two weeks, followed by a 1-week rest period given as 3-week cycles. Capegard 500mg Tablet is taken within 30 minutes after eating a meal.
Side Effects of Capegard 500 Tablet
CAPEGARD 500 MG often causes nausea and vomiting. The other side effects include abdominal pain, diarrhea, hair loss, blurred vision, headache, low white blood cell count, and dry mouth. It also causes increased sensitivity to sunlight, muscular pain, loss of appetite, and bone pain.