Medicine Overview of Toposide Injection
Side Effects of Toposide are Vomiting, Weakness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Allergic reaction, Nausea, Loss of appetite, Hair loss, Liver toxicity, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Diarrhoea, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Toposide 100mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by suppressing the activity of an enzyme (topoisomerase II) involved in DNA multiplication of the cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.
In Depth Information on Toposide 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.
Toposide Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Toposide 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.
Toposide 100mg Injection 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.
Toposide 100mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Toposide 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Toposide 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Toposide 100mg Injection is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Toposide 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Toposide 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Toposide 100mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Frequently asked questions about Toposide Injection
Q. Is Toposide a FDA approved vesicant/irritant?
Yes, Toposide is a FDA approved vesicant/irritant
Q. Is Toposide dialyzable?
No, Toposide is not dialyzable
Q. Does Toposide cause leukaemia?
Yes, Toposide may cause leukaemia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Toposide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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