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Tegafur/Gimeracil/Oteracil (TS-1®)

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antimetabolite TS-1® Cancer-related

Tegafur/Gimeracil/Oteracil (TS-1®) - Dosage and How to Use

How should Tegafur/Gimeracil/Oteracil (TS-1®) be used?

It is a capsule taken by mouth, twice daily after breakfast and dinner.
The dose given is based on your body weight and height. Take the exact number of capsules and follow the dosing schedule instructed by your doctor.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you miss a dose of TS-1®, take it as soon as you remember. However if it is too near to your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your usual dosing time. Do not double the dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

​If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.

Tegafur/Gimeracil/Oteracil (TS-1®) - Additional Information

  • Updated on Monday, February 25, 2019
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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