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What are the side effects of xeloda (capecitabine) and neotherapy for cancer?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Xeloda (capecitabine): http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a699003.html if any concern, please see your oncologist and discuss further with your md.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What side effects are associated with Xeloda (capecitabine)?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Variable: Xeloda (capecitabine) can cause varied side effects. Majority of patients experience skin toxicity in the form of dry skin which tends to become cracked and painful (it is called Hand foot syndrome because it is most marked on the palms and soles) . Some patients develop painful sores in the mouth(mucositis). Diarrhea is another common side effect. Some patients are genetically prone to very severe reactions.
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What are the side effects of xeloda (capecitabine)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Xeloda (capecitabine): Some are muscle pains, dizziness, nausea, headaches, rash.

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