Overview

Capecitabine

CAS

154361-50-9

Status

Commercial

Capecitabine is the prodrug of 5-Fluoruracil (5-FU), a Uracil analogue. In biosynthesis, it is incorrectly installed, resulting in poorer product characteristics or a featureless product. This happens more often in highly expressing cells, such as tumor cells. The cytostatic effect is therefore used in metastatic colorectal cancer, mamma carcinoma and gastric carcinomas. It has fewer side effects than 5-FU.

Description

Formula

C15H22FN3O6

Molecular weight

359.35 g/mol

Molecular size

small

Controlled Substance

no

Precursor

no

Indications

Antineoplastic drugs

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Marius Hang

Marius Hang

International Division
Director API Export

Midas Pharma GmbH
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55218 Ingelheim
Germany
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