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More Information

What is Xeloda 500 mg Tablet?

Xeloda 500 mg tablet is a medication prescribed for the treatment of cancer. Depending on the requirement, it is either taken individually or combined with other medicines in chemotherapy. Xeloda 500 mg Tablet is one of the anti cancer tablets and the generic composition of the tablet is Capecitabine 500mg which is manufactured by ROCHE. The medication is used to treat Breast Cancer, Esophagogastric CancerPancreatic Cancerand Colorectal Cancer. It interferes with the growth of cancer cells and disrupts and blocks the replication of cancerous cells, resulting in stopping cancer from spreading or advancing. It is taken orally, 500mg twice per day for every 12 hours at the beginning of 2 weeks as per the doctor’s advice.

 

Benefits of Xeloda 500 mg Tablet

The medication helps terminate cancer cells, thereby preventing cancer from getting worse. Xeloda 500mg Tablet lowers the risk of cancerous growth (polyps) In the case of colorectal cancer also known as bowel cancer which involves the cancer of the colon and rectum. It also reduces symptoms of breast cancer such as bloody discharge from nipples, changes in shape and texture of the breast, and breast lumps. 

 

How does Xeloda 500 mg Tablet work?

The Capecitabine in Xeloda 500 mg Tablet transforms itself into an active substance necessary for metabolism that induces a high level of enzymes. It hinders the synthesis of genetic materials (DNA and RNA) in cancer cells. This disruption slows down their growth and ultimately ends up destroying cancer-causing cells.

 

Side effects of Xeloda 500 mg Tablet

Xeloda 500 mg Tablet is not advisable to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If doses are taken irregularly or overdosed, symptoms are as follows: 

  • Chest pain
  • Cardiac arrest 
  • Numbness
  • Redness or blistering of palms, hands, and soles of the feet
  • Mouth ulcer
  • Diarrhea