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Posid 100mg Capsule

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Posid 100mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Posid 100mg Capsule

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Lactation
MRP
575
₹143.75/Capsule
4 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Posid Capsule

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Uses of Posid Capsule

Posid 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of small cell lung cancer and testicular cancer.
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Posid 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 Posid 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. Posid 100mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Posid Capsule works

Posid 100mg 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 Posid Capsule

Expert advice for Posid 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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Posid Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Posid Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Posid 100mg 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
Posid 100mg 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
Posid 100mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Posid 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Posid 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Posid 100mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Posid 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Posid 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Posid 100mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Posid Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Etoposide

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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