Posid 50mg Capsule

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Posid 50mg Capsule

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
568.75
₹71.09/Capsule
8 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Posid Capsule

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Uses of Posid Capsule

Posid 50mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Small cell lung cancer and Testicular cancer.
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Side effects of Posid 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 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. It is better to take Posid 50mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Posid Capsule works

Posid 50mg capsule 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Posid 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
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.
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Lactation
Posid 50mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Posid 50mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Patients may experience fatigue and somnolence and they should avoid driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Posid 50mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Beetal Tablet, Emgard 30mg Tablet, Epsolin 100mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Posid 50mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for 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.

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