Mylan announced the launch of Capecitabine Tablets, the generic version of Genentech’s Xeloda.

Xeloda is a fluoropyrimidine indicated for metastatic breast cancer resistant to both paclitaxel and an anthracycline-containing chemotherapy regimen or resistant to paclitaxel when further anthracycline therapy is not indicated, and with docetaxel for metastatic breast cancer after failure of prior anthracycline-containing regimen. Xeloda is also indicated as first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal carcinoma when fluoropyrimidine therapy alone is preferred, and as adjuvant treatment of Dukes’ C colon cancer after complete resection of the primary tumor when fluoropyrimidine therapy alone is preferred.

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Capecitabine Tablets are available in 150mg and 50mg strengths.

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