capcytobineA prodrug of the chemotherapeutic 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), which is used to treat metastatic breast and colorectal cancers. 5-FU inhibits DNA synthesis and slows tumour proliferation.
EKG changes, acute myocardial infarction, angina, hand-foot syndrome, pain, paraesthesia, erythema, palmoplantar blistering, diarrhoea, nausea, stomatitis, pancytopaenia, hyperbilirubinaemia.
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