ETOSID 50MG CAPSULE

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for ETOSID 50MG CAPSULE

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
50.02
₹12.51/capsule
4 capsules in 1 strip
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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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Side effects of ETOSID CAPSULE

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Abdominal pain, Skin pigmentation, Decreased white blood cell count, Hair loss, Reduced blood platelets, Liver toxicity, Loss of appetite, Anemia, 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. It is better to take Etosid 50mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How ETOSID CAPSULE works

Etosid 50mg capsule 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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Warnings
Special precautions for ETOSID 50MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Etosid 50mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients may experience fatigue and somnolence and they sho
uld avoid driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION, BEETAL TABLET, EMGARD 30MG TABLET, EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ETOSID 50MG CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for 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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