Capecitabine

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Scientific Name: Capecitabine
Brand Name: Ecansya, Xeloda
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Capecitabine is metabolized to 5-fluorouracil in vivo by carboxylesterases, cytidine deaminase, and thymidine phosphorylase/uridine phosphorylase sequentially.
Description of the Drug: Capecitabine is a nucleoside metabolic inhibitor indicated to treat different gastrointestinal and breast cancer.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB01101