When to stop XELODA?
XELODA can cause serious skin reactions that may lead to death. Tell your doctor right away if you develop a skin rash, blisters and peeling of your skin. Your doctor may tell you to stop taking XELODA if you have a serious skin reaction. Do not take XELODA again if this happens.
What is Genentech Patient Foundation?
The Genentech Patient Foundation gives free Genentech medicine to people who don’t have insurance coverage or who have financial concerns.
What drug company makes Xeloda?
Genentech: Xeloda® (capecitabine) – Information for Patients.
What pharmacy does Genentech use?
Medicine from the Genentech Patient Foundation is primarily distributed through our speciality pharmacy partner, Medvantx.
What are the long term side effects of Xeloda?
Chest discomfort, tightness, or heaviness.
Does Xeloda cause weight gain?
heart problems–chest pain, irregular heartbeats, swelling in your lower legs, rapid weight gain, feeling lightheaded or short of breath; or.
What is Genentech Access Solutions?
Genentech Access Solutions is your resource for access and reimbursement support after a Genentech medicine is prescribed.
What is Genentech stock symbol?
The Roche Group (of which Genentech is a wholly-owned member) is traded in the United States as a U.S.-dollar denominated American Depositary Receipt (“ADR”) on the OTCQX International Premier market under the stock symbol: RHHBY.
Is there a generic for Xeloda?
Capecitabine is the generic name for the trade name drug Xeloda. In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name Xeloda when referring to the generic drug name capecitabine. Drug Type: Capecitabine is an anti-cancer (“antineoplastic” or “cytotoxic”) chemotherapy drug.
Is Xeloda a good chemo drug?
After about 5 years of follow-up, the researchers found that women who were treated with Xeloda after surgery had better disease-free survival than women who didn’t get chemotherapy after surgery: 74.1% of the women treated with Xeloda were alive with no recurrence.
Is Xolair a specialty drug?
Please note: Your XOLAIR might not come from a specialty pharmacy. Instead, your doctor might buy XOLAIR and get paid by your health plan for the cost of the medicine. This process is called “buy and bill.”
Who owns Genentech?
Roche Holding AG
Considered the founder of the industry, Genentech, now a member of the Roche Group, has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for more than 40 years.
Are there any patient assistance programs for Xeloda?
Patient Assistance Programs for Xeloda. Patient assistance programs (PAPs) are usually sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medicines to low income or uninsured and under-insured people who meet specific guidelines.
Is Xeloda safe and effective in children?
Based on animal studies, Xeloda may impair fertility in females and males of reproductive potential. The safety and effectiveness of Xeloda in pediatric patients have not been established.
Is there a generic version of Xeloda?
A generic version of Xeloda is available, see capecitabine prices. Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.
What is Xeloda used for in colon cancer?
Xeloda is indicated as a single agent for adjuvant treatment in patients with Dukes’ C colon cancer who have undergone complete resection of the primary tumor when treatment with fluoropyrimidine therapy alone is preferred. Xeloda was non-inferior to 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin (5-FU/LV) for disease-free survival (DFS).