Atubri

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Atubri Information

Atubri is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Colorectal Cancer. Atubri also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Atubri. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Atubri have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Atubri are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Atubri is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Atubri related warnings talks about Atubri's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Skin Disorders and Diseases, Heart Disease must refrain from the use of Atubri since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Atubri are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Atubri have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Atubri, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Atubri Benefits & Uses

Atubri is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Atubri Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Colorectal Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2000 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Colorectal Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2000 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Breast Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2000 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Atubri Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Atubri safe for pregnant women?


    Atubri can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Atubri safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Atubri may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Atubri should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Atubri on the Kidneys?


    Atubri can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Atubri on the Liver?


    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Atubri. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Atubri on the Heart?


    Side effects of Atubri rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Atubri with Other Drugs

Atubri should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Atubri Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Atubri unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Atubri

  • Is this Atubri habit forming or addictive?


    Atubri does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Atubri. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Atubri is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Atubri is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Atubri Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Atubri


    It is safe to take Atubri with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Atubri


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Atubri and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 272-273

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 864

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Xeloda® (capecitabine)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Capecitabine Sandoz® (capecitabine)



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