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ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

Etoposide(100mg/5ml)

food interaction for ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

alcohol interaction for ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

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It is better to take Etoposide 100mg injection empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Etoposide 100mg injection 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
Etoposide 100mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

    Etoposide(100mg/5ml)

    Uses

    Etoposide 100mg injection is used in the treatment of small cell lung cancer and testicular cancer

    How it works

    Etoposide 100mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

    Common side effects

    Reduced blood platelets, Joint pain, Headache, Dizziness, Fainting, Nail pigmentation, Back pain, Interstitial pneumonia, Pulmonary fibrosis, Vision disorder, Nail discoloration, Muscle pain, Haemorrhage, Pale colored skin, Eye pain, Vomiting, Weakness, Musculoskeletal pain, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Infection, Sore lip, Numbness, Glossitis, Loss of appetite, Lip inflammation, Decreased white blood cell count, Hair loss, Absence of menstrual periods, Fatigue, Fever, Anemia, Sore mouth, Chills, Diarrhoea, Blood in urine, Rigors, Burning sensation, Hypersensitivity, Bloody diarrhea, Weight loss, Cough, Feeling of discomfort, Altered taste, Febrile neutropenia, Peripheral sensory neuropathy, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Hand-foot syndrome, Constipation, Neuropathy, Stomatitis, Tingling sensation, Nail disorder, Infusion reaction, Oral ulcer, Breathing difficulty

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

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    Expert advice FOR ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

    • 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 ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

    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 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)