Capeta 500mg Tablet 10’S


About the drug:
Capecitabine is a drug administered to treat cancerous condition. Its usage in the treatment of certain neoplastic diseases. The main purpose of this drug is to slow the growth of cancerous cells. It is a chemotherapeutic agent available for oral consumption in the form of tablets.
Uses of the drug:
This medication is employed to reduce the risk and treat cancer. It prevents the growth of cancerous cells in the body and used to treat colon cancer, and breast or colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
Working of the drug:
Capecitabine is a fluoropyrimidine carbamate with antineoplastic activity indicated for the treatment of metastatic carcinoma and colon cancer. It’s an orally administered systemic prodrug that has very little pharmacologic activity until it’s regenerate to fluorouracil by enzymes that are expressed in higher concentrations in several tumours. Capecitabine may be a prodrug that’s selectively tumour-activated to its cytotoxic moiety, fluorouracil, by thymidine phosphorylase, an enzyme found in higher concentrations in several tumours compared to traditional tissues or plasma.

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