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Oral chemotherapy medicines are given by mouth in the form of capsules, tablets, or liquid. These safety tips will help you understand what to do when you are taking oral chemotherapy.
Please note: If you are on a clinical trial, you may be given special instructions.
Patient and caregiver:
Is it safe for my family to use the same toilet as I do?
What should I do if I do not have control of my bladder or bowels?
If you have other questions, please talk with your doctor or nurse.
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