Oncosid 100mg Injection

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Composition for Oncosid 100mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Oncosid Injection

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Uses of Oncosid Injection

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

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 Oncosid Injection

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

How Oncosid Injection works

Oncosid 100mg injection 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 Oncosid Injection

Expert advice for Oncosid 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oncosid 100mg Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oncosid 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.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Oncosid 100mg Injection is usafe to use during lactation. D
ata 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
Oncosid 100mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Oncosid 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oncosid 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Oncosid 100mg Injection is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oncosid 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oncosid 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Oncosid 100mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Gardenal 60mg Tablet, Spentoin 100mg Capsule
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oncosid 100mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Etoposide

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

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