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Capsy 500 mg Tablet

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Capsy 500

CAPSY 500 MG contain capecitabine which belongs to a group of medicine called cytostatic medicines which stops the growth of cancer cells.

It is used to treat colon, rectal, gastric or breast cancers and helps to prevent new occurrence of colon cancer after complete removal of the tumour by surgery. It may be used either alone or in combination with other medicines.

This medicine interferes with the growth of cancer cells thus slowing down their growth and eventually kills them.

Cancer is a disease where the abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and destroy the body tissue. This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in children and adolescents.

Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cell along with heart, liver and blood uric acid level.

Take CAPSY 500MG two times a day, one time in the morning and one time in the evening or as directed by physician.

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause dizziness, nauseous or tiredness. Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Before taking this medicine talk to your doctor if you have any kidney, liver, heart problems.

The most common side effects are abdominal pain, rash, dry, or itchy skin, tiredness, weakness, dehydration, weight loss, sleeplessness, depression, headache, dizziness, abnormal sensation in the skin, taste changes, eye irritation, increased tears, eye redness and loss of appetite (anorexia).

USES OF CAPSY 500MG:

Treat colon, rectal, gastric or breast cancers
Prevent new occurrence of colon cancer after complete removal of the tumour by surgery

HOW CAPSY 500MG WORKS:

This medicine gets converted into 5-fluorouracil (chemical) in our body. This chemical hamper the synthesis of genetic materials (RNA and DNA) in the cancer cells, thereby interferes with their growth. This slow down the growth of cancer cell and eventually kills them.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

Always take CAPSY 500MG exactly as your doctor has told you. Take this medicine two times a day, one time in the morning and one time in the evening.

This medicine must be taken within 30 minutes after the end of a meal. It should be swallowed whole with water.

Do not crush or chew the medicine. This medicine is usually taken for 14 days followed by a 7-day rest period (when no medicines are taken). This 21-day period is one treatment cycle.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CAPSY 500MG:

COMMON

• Abdominal pain
• Rash, dry, or itchy skin
• Tiredness, weakness
• Loss of appetite (anorexia)
• Decreases in the number of white blood cell or red blood cell
• Dehydration, weight loss
• Sleeplessness, depression
• Headache, dizziness, abnormal sensation in the skin, taste changes
• Eye irritation, increased tears, eye redness
• Inflammation of the veins
• Shortness of breath, nose bleeds, cough, and runny nose
• Cold sores or other herpes infections
• Pneumonia or bronchitis
• Bleeding from the gut, constipation, pain in upper abdomen, indigestion, excess wind, and dry mouth
• Skin rash, hair loss, skin reddening, dry skin, itching, skin discolouration, skin loss, skin inflammation and nail disorder
• Pain in the joints, or in the limbs, chest or back, jaw
• Fever
• Problems with liver function, increased blood bilirubin
• Decrease in blood sodium, magnesium, or calcium and increase in blood sugar

RARE

• Narrowing or blockage of tear duct
• Liver failure
• Inflammation leading to dysfunction or obstruction in bile secretion
• Eye inflammation causing eye pain and possibly eyesight problem
• Inflammation of the skin causing red scaly patch due to an immune system illness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS:

Abdominal pain:

Keep try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly and smaller and frequent meals. Applying a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may also help. If still pain persists, speak to your doctor.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Constipation:

Take fibre rich foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluid such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicine without talking to a doctor.

Nausea and vomiting:

Keep try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

INTERACTIONS:

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

Allopurinol (used to treat gout)
Coumarin, warfarin (used for blood-thinning medicines)
Phenytoin (used to treat seizures or tremors)
Interferon alpha
Radiotherapy and certain medicines such as folinic acid, oxaliplatin, bevacizumab, cisplatin, irinotecan (used to treat cancer)
Antiviral medicine such as brivudine (used to treat shingles or chickenpox)
Medicines used to treat folic acid deficiency

SYNOPSIS:

Drug : Capecitabine
Pharmacological Category : Antineoplastic agent
Therapeutic Indication : Colon, rectal, gastric or breast cancers
Dosage Forms : Tablet

MORE INFORMATION:

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQ’s ABOUT CAPSY 500MG:

Q: Can I take CAPSY 500MG before or after food?
A: It must be taken within 30 minutes after the end of a meal.

Q: Can CAPSY 500MG cause constipation?
A: Yes, it may cause constipation in some individuals. Take fibre rich foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly.

Q: Can CAPSY 500MG be used in children?
A: No, this medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents.

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Capsy 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of cancer of breast, colon, and rectum. It may be also used to treat other conditions, as determined by the doctor.

It is used alone or in combination with some other medicine as a part of chemotherapy.

Capsy 500mg Tablet should be taken with food within 30 minutes after eating a meal.
Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it.

This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time.

Capsy 500mg Tablet 10’S
You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects.It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. click here : Capsy 500

most common side effects

The most common side effects of this medicine include vomiting, weakness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections.
Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections.

Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using.

This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

USES OF CAPSY TABLET

  • Breast cancer
  • Cancer of colon and rectum

BENEFITS OF CAPSY TABLET

In Breast cancer

Capsy 500mg Tablet helps to treat breast cancer and it may be used alone or in combination with other medicines or treatment modalities like chemotherapy.

It relieves the symptoms of breast cancer such as breast lumps, bloody discharge from nipples or changes in the shape or texture of the breast.

Capsy 500mg Tablet kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. Discuss with your doctor if any of the side effects bother you.

In Cancer of colon and rectum

Cancer of the colon and rectum, also known as colorectal cancer (CRC) or bowel cancer, is the development of cancer from two parts of the large intestine, namely, the colon or rectum.

In this type of cancer, the person may notice symptoms such as blood in the stool, a change in bowel movements, weight loss, and fatigue.

Capsy 500mg Tablet treats and also lowers the risk of developing further cancerous growths (polyps) and bowel cancer.

It kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is an effective, yet very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Avoid drinking alcohol or smoking while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CAPSY TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Capsy

  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Blisters on fingers/feet

HOW TO USE CAPSY TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Capsy 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW CAPSY TABLET WORKS

Capsy 500mg Tablet is an anticancer medication. Inside the body, this medicine gets converted into 5-fluorouracil (chemical).

This chemical hampers the synthesis of genetic materials (RNA and DNA) in the cancer cells, thereby interferes with their growth. This slows down the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Capsy 500mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

Capsy 500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

Capsy 500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving

Capsy 500mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings

Kidney

Capsy 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Capsy 500mg Tablet may be needed.
Please consult your doctor.Use of Capsy 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

warnings

Liver

Capsy 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Capsy 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Capsy 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

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