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POSID 100 MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 154.76 for 1 vial(s) (5 ML injection each)
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Composition for POSID

Etoposide(100 mg)

food interaction for POSID

alcohol interaction for POSID

pregnancy interaction for POSID

lactation interaction for POSID

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alcohol
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It is better to take Posid 100 mg injection empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Posid 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Posid 100 mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for POSID

Etoposide(100 mg)

Uses

Posid 100 mg injection is used in the treatment of small cell lung cancer and testicular cancer.

How it works

Posid 100 mg injection belongs to a group of drugs called antineoplastics. It works by slowing the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Pale colored skin, Abdominal pain, Bloody diarrhea, Numbness, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Constipation, Dizziness, Eye pain, Fainting, Hair loss, Loss of appetite, Sore lip, Sore mouth, Vision disorder, Vomiting, Weakness, Fatigue, Weight loss

SUBSTITUTES for POSID

11 Substitutes
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  • BIOPOSIDE 100MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 195.50/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 195.50
    pay 532% more per injection
  • ETOSID 100 MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 38/ML of injection
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    Rs. 190
    pay 23% more per ML of injection
  • ETOLON 100MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Celon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 124.71/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 124.71
    pay 303% more per injection
  • FYTOSID 100MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 38.30/ML of injection
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    Rs. 191.48
    pay 24% more per ML of injection
  • FYTOP 100MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 172.62/ML of injection
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    Rs. 172.62
    pay 458% more per ML of injection

Expert advice for POSID

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for POSID

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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Content on this page was last updated on 04 September, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)