"One of the most commonly used chemotherapy agents, capecitabine, can result in patients losing their finger prints, Dutch physicians warn.
The loss is temporary, however, with fingerprints returning within 2 to 4 weeks after cessation"...
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Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use.
Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Keep all regular medical and laboratory appointments.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., wound exams) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: Not applicable.
STORAGE: Store in a freezer at or below -4 degrees F (-20 degrees C). Unopened foil pouches may be kept at room temperature for up to 6 hours. Consult your pharmacist for details. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Information last revised March 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
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