Furmecil popularly known as S-1 is a combination of three drugs: Tegafur, Gimeracil and Oteracil. Furmecil is an oral drug, used in adults for the treatment of advanced gastric or stomach cancer, taken with cisplatin.
The standard and reduced Furmecil Capsule and cisplatin doses should be calculated according to the body surface area
The recommended standard dose of Furmecil when taken by mouth with water at least 60 minutes before or 60 minutes after a meal is 25 mg/m2 (expressed as tegafur content) twice a day, morning and evening, for 3 weeks or 21 consecutive days followed by one week or 7 days rest (1 treatment cycle). This cycle is repeated every 4 weeks (28 days). The capsule should not be opened, broken, crushed or chewed because it may affect the healthy cells when it comes into contact as it is a cytotoxic agent.
The recommended dose of cisplatin with this regimen is 75 mg/m2 administered by intravenous infusion once every 4 weeks. Cisplatin should be discontinued after 6 cycles without withdrawal of Furmecil. If cisplatin is discontinued prior to 6 cycles, Furmecil treatment alone can be resumed when the criteria for restarting it are met.
The most commonly reported side effects due to Furmecil in combination with cisplatin may include neutropenia (low levels of neutrophils, a type of WBC), anaemia (low RBCs count) and fatigue (tiredness).
Store the Capsules of Tegafur/Gimeracil/Oteracil at room temperature between 15°C and 25°C. Protect it from excess heat and moisture. Keep the capsules away from the access of children.
Furmecil (S-1), a novel oral anti-cancer agent, specifically recommended for treatment of adults with advanced gastric cancer when given in combination with cisplatin.
Furmecil is supplied in the form of capsules in two dosage strengths (Tegafur 15 mg + Gimeracil 4.35 mg + Oteracil 11.80 mg & Tegafur 20 mg + Gimeracil 5.80 mg + Oteracil 15.80 mg).
Furmecil comes in a capsule form which should be taken orally twice daily (morning and evening) at least 1-hour before or 1-hour after meals. Swallow the capsule of Furmecil with a sufficient amount of water.
Furmecil is a fluoropyrimidine class of medicine known as antineoplastic agents which blocks the progression of cancer cells.
You can buy Furmecil Capsules from any authorized whole-saler after getting a prescription from a qualified doctor. It is always better to check the credential of the wholesaler/supplier/exporter before buying the product.
The buyer should check the existing law in their home country before importing the product.
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