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Etosid 50mg Capsule

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Composition for Etosid 50mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Etosid 50mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Etosid Capsule

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Uses of Etosid Capsule

Etosid 50mg Capsule is used in the treatment of small cell lung cancer and testicular cancer.
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Etosid Capsule side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Abdominal pain, Skin pigmentation, Decreased white blood cell count, Hair loss, Low blood platelets, Liver toxicity, Loss of appetite, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Feeling of discomfort, Constipation.

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How to use Etosid Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Etosid 50mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Etosid Capsule works

Etosid 50mg Capsule is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Etosid Capsule

Expert advice for Etosid Capsule

  • 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.
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Etosid Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Etosid Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etosid 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Etosid 50mg Capsule 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.
Driving
SAFE
Etosid 50mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Etosid 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etosid 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etosid 50mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Etosid 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etosid 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etosid 50mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Etosid Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Etoposide

Yes, Etosid is a FDA approved vesicant/irritant
No, Etosid is not dialyzable
Yes, Etosid may cause leukaemia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Etosid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Etosid with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Etosid with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Etosid with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet
Etosid with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Etosid with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac
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