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Spexib Capsule

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Overview

Introduction of Spexib Capsule

Spexib Capsule is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

Spexib Capsule should be taken in a dose as recommended by the doctor. You should continue to take it as long as your doctor advises for it. The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment. Your doctor may advice for regular monitoring of blood pressure while your taking this medicine. Remember to inform doctor if you notice symptoms like severe headache, problems with your eyesight, or vomiting.

Women who are undergoing treatment should use effective contraception method. It is important to avoid pregnancy during the treatment and for a month after completing the course of medicine. Diarrhea may occur as its side effect, so drink plenty of fluids. But, you should inform doctor if it does not stop or you find blood in stools.

Uses of Spexib Capsule

Spexib Capsule side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

How to use Spexib Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Spexib Capsule works

Spexib Capsule is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.

Spexib Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Alternate Brands

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No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Take it with or without food, preferably at the same time each day.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine and for a month after you stop taking it.
  • Monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of very high blood pressure such as severe headache, confusion, problems with your eyesight, nausea or vomiting.
  • It may cause serious bleeding problem. Inform your doctor if you get headaches, stomach pain or if you notice blood in your urine or stools.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Spexib

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Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
This is given to enhance the therapeutic effect of radiation therapy which is curative for small cell lung cancer.
She has lung cancer from 2011. But before she had breast cancer from 2007. Now she is taking tycarb and nolvadex 20 mg . her hemoglobin is 10. Please suggest a name of iron capsule/tonic which is folic acid free.
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
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References
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