Carcidox 200mg 6 Capsule

$3.73

capsules per strip: 6; Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Description

Composition Doxifluridine (200mg)
Primary Use Ovarian cancer, Head and neck cancer, Cervical cancer

Medicine Overview of Carcidox Capsule

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Uses of Carcidox Capsule

Carcidox 200mg Capsule is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer, head and neck cancer, cervical cancer, Testicular cancer., breast cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), blood cancer, lung cancer, bone cancer and urinary bladder cancer.
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Carcidox Capsule side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Loss of appetite, Increased risk of infection, Low blood platelets, Decreased white blood cell count, Hair loss, Bronchospasm, Diarrhoea, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Esophagitis, Inflammation of the rectum.
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How to use Carcidox Capsule

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. Carcidox 200mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Carcidox Capsule works

Carcidox 200mg Capsule interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.

In Depth Information on Carcidox Capsule

Expert advice for Carcidox Capsule

  • Consult your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions: myelosuppression (decrease in the number of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets), infections, ulcer in the stomach or intestine, chickenpox or heart disease.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Carcidox Capsule related warnings

Special precautions for Carcidox Capsule

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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Carcidox 200mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Carcidox 200mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Carcidox 200mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Carcidox 200mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Additional information

Weight 0.043 kg