Capecitabine is a fluoropyrimidine carbamate with antineoplastic activity. It is an orally administered systemic prodrug of 5′-deoxy-5-fluorouridine (5′-DFUR) which is converted to 5-fluorouracil. The chemical name for capecitabine is 5′-deoxy-5-fluoro-N-[(pentyloxy) carbonyl]-cytidine.Capecitabine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body.Capecitabine is used to treat breast cancer and colon or rectum cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.Capecitabine is often used in combination with other cancer medications and/or radiation treatments.
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CAPECITABINE TABLETS USP 500 MG
- fluoropyrimidine carbamate
- orally administered systemic prodrug