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ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

Injection
MRP: Rs. 76.06 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

Etoposide(100mg/5ml)

food interaction for ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

alcohol interaction for ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

pregnancy interaction for ETOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION

lactation 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 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 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 20 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)