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TS-1 capsule 20mg - 56 capsules 20 mg ts1, ts-one, teysuno, tegafur
Brand : Japan Bioproducts
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General information on TS-1 medicine.
Package details: 56 capsules 20 mg.
Maker: TAIHO Pharmaceutical Co.,LTD.
Active ingredients: Tegafur, Gimeracil, Oteracil potassium
General effects: TS-1 enhances the antitumor activity in proportion to the increase in the concentration of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) in the body via the biotransformation of FT to 5-FU. Also, this medicine relieves gastrointestinal toxicities (side effects) through the effects of oteracil pottasium.
Application of medicine:
- gastric cancer,
- colorectal cancer,
- head and neck cancer,
- non-small cell lung cancer,
- unresectable or recurrent breast cancer,
- pancreatic cancer,
- biliary tract cancer
Dosage and Administration: must be specified by your doctor. General recommendations include:
For adults, the initial dose is determined based on body surface area. This medicine is administered 40 mg of Tegafur for patients with under 1.25 m2 of body surface area; 50 mg of Tegaful for patients with 1.25 to 1.5 m2 of body surface area; 60 mg of Tegaful for patients with over 1.5 m2 of body surface area; twice daily after breakfast and dinner, for 28 consecutive days (4 weeks), followed by a 14-day (2 weeks) rest. This 6-week period is regarded as one course, which is repeated. The dose can be decreased or increased according to the patient's condition. Adjustment of the dose is determined 40, 50, 60, or 75 mg in incremental steps. The maximum dose is limited to 75 mg at a time, and the minimum dose is 40 mg at a time. This medicine contains 20 mg of Tegafur in a capsule. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
- TS-1 must NOT be taken with other fluoropyrimidine-group anti-cancer drugs.
- Record your drug consumption, your physical condition and symptoms and show your records to your physician or pharmacist on your next visit.
- Proceed with the prescribed schedule of medication starting from the next dose. DO NOT take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
- If you took too much of this medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
- Do not change your dose and schedule of your chemotherapy without the instructions of your doctor. Order ts-one online purchase ts-1 online on our website
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