Why XELODA* (Capecitabine ) is Prescribed for Patients

Patient opinion of XELODA: somewhat satisfied (average rating score: 2.78)

(based on 9 reviews )

Top 10 Reasons for taking XELODA
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Reason # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Breast cancer metastatic*1

*Also included as reason for taking drug in FDA Adverse Events summary.

Top 20 Side Effects of XELODA
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Side Effect # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Dry skin5
4Abdominal distension4
5Skin hyperpigmentation2
6Decreased appetite*2
7Burning sensation1
9Fingerprint loss1
10Abdominal pain upper1
11Mucous membrane disorder1
12Disturbance in attention1
14Skin disorder1
15Lacrimation increased1
16Adrenal disorder1
17Abdominal discomfort1
18Muscular weakness1

*Important! This side effect is also associated with Adverse Event Reports (serious reaction); Also see charts in FDA Adverse Events summary.

Please click here for Safety Information and FDA Adverse Events summary for XELODA

Level of Satisfaction with XELODA

Total Reviews: 9 (Average Rating: 2.78)

Ask a Patient Number of Reviews by Age

Total Reviews: 9*

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* Reviews for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Capecitabine (Capecitabine, Xeloda)

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