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What is the guide for determining the dosage of Xeloda (capecitabine) pills that are given during chemo for colorectal cancer?
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Dr. William A Biermann
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: There is a standard
The dose is based upon the height and weight of the patient.

In brief: There is a standard
The dose is based upon the height and weight of the patient.
Dr. William A Biermann
Dr. William A Biermann
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Dr. Anthony Back
Internal Medicine - Oncology
In brief: Body surface area
Xeloda (capecitabine) dosing is based on your height and weight, which are used in a formula called 'body surface area', in m2 or 'meters squared'.
The patients body surface area is multiplied by the dose in mg/ m2 that has been established in studies.

In brief: Body surface area
Xeloda (capecitabine) dosing is based on your height and weight, which are used in a formula called 'body surface area', in m2 or 'meters squared'.
The patients body surface area is multiplied by the dose in mg/ m2 that has been established in studies.
Dr. Anthony Back
Dr. Anthony Back
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