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Who Should Not Take Capecitabine?

You should not take capecitabine if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Xeloda, capecitabine, or any of the inactive components used to make capecitabine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Are allergic to fluorouracil.
  • Have severe kidney disease.
     

Precautions and Warnings With Capecitabine: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which capecitabine should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, be sure to talk with your healthcare provider about the specific capecitabine warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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