Brinov Tablets

Antimetabolite

Brinov 150
  • Brinov contains Capecitabine
  • Brinov is available in two strengths – 150 mg or 500 mg
  • Brinov 150 mg is available in packs of 60 film-coated tablets
  • Brinov 500 mg is available in packs of 120 film-coated tablets
  • Brinov is fully funded on the Pharmaceutical Schedule

Brinov tablets are indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of taxanes and an anthracycline containing chemotherapy regimen (unless therapy with these and other standard agents are clinically contraindicated).

Brinov tablets in combination with docetaxel are indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of prior anthracycline containing chemotherapy.

Brinov tablets are indicated for the adjuvant treatment of patients with Dukes’ Stage C and high-risk Stage B colon cancer, either as monotherapy or in combination with oxaliplatin.

Brinov tablets are indicated for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Brinov tablets are indicated for the first-line treatment of patients with advanced oesophagogastric cancer in combination with a platinum-based regimen.

Brinov, PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE. The active ingredient in each Brinov tablet contains either 150 mg or 500 mg of Capecitabine. Brinov 150 mg is provided in packs of 60 tablets. Brinov 500 mg is provided in packs of 120 tablets.

Brinov tablets are used for the treatment of rectum (colorectal) and bowel, stomach, breast, and oesophagus cancers.

Brinov tablets have risks and benefits. Do not use Brinov tablets if you are allergic to capecitabine or any of the other ingredients of Brinov tablets. Discuss with your doctor if you are allergic to any dyes, preservatives, other medication or foods. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist before taking Brinov tablets if you are taking, or have recently taken, any other medicines (including medication for weight loss) and/or any medicines obtained without a prescription from your pharmacy, health store or supermarket.

Your doctor will inform you of the Brinov tablet dosage you will be required to take each day. Abide by all instructions given by your doctor carefully. If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor or healthcare professional. Discuss with your doctor if you have any concerns.

Brinov tablets are fully funded. Standard doctor’s fees and pharmacy charges apply.

Distributed by REX Medical Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand.