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ETOPLAST 50MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 446.43 for 1 strip(s) (12 capsules each)
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Composition for ETOPLAST

Etoposide(50mg)

food interaction for ETOPLAST

alcohol interaction for ETOPLAST

pregnancy interaction for ETOPLAST

lactation interaction for ETOPLAST

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Etoplast 50mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Etoplast 50mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Etoplast 50mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ETOPLAST

Etoposide(50mg)

Uses

Etoplast 50mg capsule is used in the treatment of small cell lung cancer and testicular cancer.

How it works

Etoplast 50mg capsule belongs to a group of drugs called antineoplastics. It works by slowing the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Pale colored skin, Abdominal pain, Bloody diarrhea, Numbness, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Constipation, Dizziness, Eye pain, Fainting, Hair loss, Loss of appetite, Sore lip, Sore mouth, Vision disorder, Vomiting, Weakness, Fatigue, Weight loss

SUBSTITUTES for ETOPLAST

2 Substitutes
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  • POSID 50 MG CAPSULE
    (8 capsules in strip)
    Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 71.09/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 568.75
    pay 91% more per capsule
  • ETOSID 50MG CAPSULE
    (4 capsules in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 12.51/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 50.02
    save 66% more per capsule

Expert advice for ETOPLAST

  • Avoid contact with people with cold or other infections as etoposide treatment may lower your immunity.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any unusual bleeding, bruising, blood in stools, or dark, tarry stools.
  • You will be regularly evaluated with lab tests, including complete blood cell counts to monitor your progress or to check for side effects.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery during etoposide treatment as it may cause dizziness.
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to etoposide or any of its ingredients.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for ETOPLAST

Etoposide

Q.Is etoposide a FDA approved vesicant/irritant?
Yes, etoposide is a FDA approved vesicant/irritant

Q.Is etoposide dialyzable?
No, etoposide is not dialyzable

Q.Does etoposide cause leukaemia?
Yes, etoposide may cause leukaemia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)