Cytoflu 500mg Flucytosine Tablet
(Cytoflu 500mg Flucytosine Tablet) There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to cure a disease over a period of time. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. Drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition.
- Breast cancer: Management of breast cancer
- Colon and rectal cancer: Management of colon and rectal cancer
- Gastric cancer: Management of stomach (gastric) cancer
- Pancreatic cancer: Management of pancreatic cancer
Potentially curable pancreatic cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) guidelines recommend Cytoflu as part of the modified FOLFIRINOX regimen, as the preferred adjuvant therapy in patients without concerns for toxicity or tolerance, and in the absence of medical or surgical contraindications. Alternatively, if there are concerns of toxicity or tolerance, Cytoflu is an option that may be offered.
Locally advanced, unresectable pancreatic cancer: According to the ASCO guidelines for locally advanced, unresectable pancreatic cancer, induction with ≥6 months of initial systemic therapy is recommended in patients with an Eastern Cancer Cooperative Group (ECOG), a favorable comorbidity profile, a preference for aggressive therapy, and a suitable support system; there is no clear evidence to encourage one regimen over another. If disease progression occurs, treatment according to guidelines for metastatic pancreatic cancer should be offered.
Metastatic pancreatic cancer: ASCO guidelines (ASCO) recommend Cytoflu as first-line therapy in patients with an ECOG, a favorable comorbidity profile, a preference for aggressive therapy, a suitable support system, and access to a chemotherapy port/infusion pump management service. For patients who received an alternative first-line therapy and meet the above criteria, preferred second-line therapy includes Cytoflu in combination with irinotecan or conventional irinotecan, or Cytoflu in combination with oxaliplatin may also be considered. For patients with a performance status of 2 or with comorbidities, Cytoflu may be considered as an option for second-line therapy.
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- During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding, you should consult a doctor
- Dosage Information- Make sure you are taking the dose of the tablet as per the prescription.
- Drug Interactions- If any other medicines are there you are consuming please consult the doctor.
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