Cacit 500mg Tablet (Capecitabine) is prescription drug used in the treatment of ovarian cancer, head and neck cancer, cervical cancer, colorectal and breast cancer. It inhibits the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks and thereby prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.
Manufacturer : Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
Strengths available : 500mg tablets
Storage : Store at 25°C
Recommended Dose: 1250 mg/m2 orally 2 times a day (morning and evening; equivalent to 2500 mg/m2 total daily dose) for 2 weeks followed by a 1 week rest period given as 3 week cycles.
Most common side effects are Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Hand-foot syndrome, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).