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Regimen Information

For Xeloda, including Side Effects


Drugs in this Regimen:

For the treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

How Xeloda chemotherapy is given and possible side effects.

Xeloda for the treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

Xeloda (capcitabine) is a drug used in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.


  • Nausea & Vomiting

  • Diarrhea

  • Rash

  • Hand Foot Syndrome

For more information, see the 'Expert Resources' tab below.

Community Responses

Often, the most helpful information regarding treatment side effects comes not from clinical brochures, but rather from other patients like you. We've collected the most helpful community resources to help you prepare for the side effects and coping tips for your chemotherapy regimen.

What side effects did you experience while on this medication?

I'm Rosie's daughter, and I support someone with cancer

My mother is currently taking Xeloda. She has developed a rash on her hands. And foot hand syndrome. Please is there anyone else who is having side effects.

  • Fri Mar 8, 2013

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What were the specific side effects that you experienced while taking this medication? How did you manage them?

What coping tips would you give to new patients on this regimen?

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Treatment Overview

This chemotherapy regimen is commonly used to treat:

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