Oteracil potassium

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Dosage/Direction for Use

Resectable gastric carcinoma
Adult: In combination with tegafur and gimeracil: 40 mg/m2 bid for 7 days pre-operatively and for 15 days after operation starting on day 15 after operation.
Oteracil potassium is used as part of an antineoplastic combination product that includes tegafur and gimeracil. Oteracil inhibits the phosphorylation of 5-FU to 5-fluorouridine-5'-monophosphate and possibly reduces 5-FU induced GI adverse effects.
CIMS Class
Cytotoxic Chemotherapy
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