Medicine Overview of Posid Capsule
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.
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 50mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Posid 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 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.
Posid Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Posid 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.
Posid 50mg 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.
Posid 50mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Posid 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Posid 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Posid 50mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Posid 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Posid 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Posid 50mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Frequently asked questions about Posid Capsule
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.
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