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Etosid 100 mg Injection

Prescription Required


Uses of Etosid Injection

Etosid 100 mg Injection is used in the treatment of small cell lung cancer and testicular cancer.

Etosid Injection side effects

  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Hair loss
  • Liver toxicity
  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
  • Diarrhea
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)

How to use Etosid Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Etosid Injection works

Etosid 100 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by suppressing the activity of an enzyme (topoisomerase II) involved in DNA multiplication of the cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

Etosid Injection related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Etosid 100 mg 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.
Etosid 100 mg Injection is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Etosid 100 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Etosid 100 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etosid 100 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etosid 100 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Etosid 100 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etosid 100 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etosid 100 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Etosid 100 mg Injection
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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Etosid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
Brand(s): Milorgen
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Brand(s): Dindevan

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etosid

1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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Q. Is Etosid a FDA approved vesicant/irritant?

Yes, Etosid is a FDA approved vesicant/irritant

Q. Is Etosid dialyzable?

No, Etosid is not dialyzable

Q. Does Etosid cause leukaemia?

Yes, Etosid may cause leukaemia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
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