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Help! is 3300mg of xeloda (capecitabine) a high or low dose?

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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Medical Oncology 24 years experience
IT VARIES: Xeloda (capecitabine) is usually dosed at 825 - 1250 mg/m2 twice daily x 14 days depending on regimen used. It can be given alone, with radiation or with other chemotherapy drugs. To calculate dose we use Body Surface Area (BSA) x mg to get actual dose. I assume you are saying 3300 mg total daily dose. For example: 1800 mg in am + 1500 mg in pm - sounds right. Talk to your Oncologist too.
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