Etosid 50mg Capsule

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Etosid 50mg Capsule

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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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 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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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
UNSAFE
Etosid 50mg Capsule is usafe 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 breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
SAFE
Etosid 50mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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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.
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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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Beetal Tablet, Emgard 30mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Etosid 50mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for 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.

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