Xeloda 500mg Tabletis used in the treatment of cancer of breast, colon, and rectum. Xeloda 500mg Tablet may be also used totreat other conditions, as determined by the doctor. Xeloda 500mg Tablet is used alone or in combination with some othermedicine as a part of chemotherapy.
Xeloda 500mg Tablet should be takenwith food within 30 minutes after eating a meal. Your doctor will decide whatdose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on whatyou are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take itexactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking toomuch can cause very serious side effects. Xeloda500mg Tablet may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel thebenefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
The most common side effects of this Xeloda500mg Tablet include vomiting, weakness, nausea, abdominal pain, anddiarrhea. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease whiteblood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility toinfections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells alongwith heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have liver, or kidney problems or aretaking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, orbe affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you areusing. Xeloda 500mg Tablet is notrecommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effectivecontraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoidpregnancy.
USES OF XELODA TABLET
Cancer of colon and rectum