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Topotec 2.5mg Injection

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Composition for Topotec 2.5mg Injection

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Primary uses of Topotec 2.5mg Injection

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Lactation
MRP
5125
2.5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Topotec Injection

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Topotec Injection side effects

Common

Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Hair loss, Low blood platelets, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Infection, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Fever, Mucosal inflammation, Weakness, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count, Decreased appetite, Abdominal pain, Constipation.

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How to use Topotec Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Topotec Injection works

Topotec 2.5mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It is an inhibitor of topoisomerase, an enzyme important for replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

In Depth Information on Topotec Injection

Expert advice for Topotec Injection

  • Before you take topotecan, inform your doctor if have /are being treated for kidney disease.
  • If you are undergoing a surgery including dental surgery, do inform your doctor that you are being treated with topotecan.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as topotecan may cause tiredness, drowsiness or weakness.
  • Take precautions while using topotecan as it may cause severe diarrhea requiring hospitalization.
  • You should get your blood count monitored regularly to check for any signs of serious infections.
  • Stop using topetecan and immediately report any pulmonary symptoms indicative of interstitial lung disease (e.g. cough, fever, dyspnoea and/or hypoxia).
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Topotec Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Topotec Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Topotec 2.5mg 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Topotec 2.5mg 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Topotec 2.5mg Injection can make you feel tired and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Topotec 2.5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Topotec 2.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Topotec 2.5mg Injection is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE
Topotec 2.5mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Topotec 2.5mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Topotec Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Topotec 2.5mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Topotec Injection

Frequently asked questions about Topotecan

Generally Topotec treatment is for 4 cycles of 21 day each, patient is given Topotec for first 5 days of each cycle
Yes, Topotec may cause temporary hair loss
Yes, Topotec may cause flare reaction
The drug may start its action once the infusion is started, however, the complete effect may be assessed only after completion of 4 cycles
Topotec is a vesicant (irritant)
Yes Topotec is effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
It is a treatment therapy that includes Topotec with or without combination of other drugs in treatment of cancer (Usually ovarian or lung cancer)
Topotec is either administered orally as a capsule or as an intravenous Infusion in the arm over a period of 30 min.
One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Topotec 2.5mg Injection: VRS, KAL, INC, MAM, MAX, NDP, OIP, GHR, BGS, TRP, SBA, ARD, HPC, MBP, GPT, ZEL, 4IT, SRG, AWS, RSS, JIV, NTB, EPS, RPP, NNP, PVP, RDH, EMB, OHM, RHL, SVH, BLS, BTM, STA, DYG, IAD, QTM, PMA, BDN, ANT, BMJ, GBL, DGN, KIS, JBT, GTK, PWN, UBL, JVO, SYN, AYM, TFP, PTI, RSA, TSS, MAP, RJH, SJP, RKS, BAL, ADT, VJS, BHM, HBV, P2P, PEN, DPP, NVL, HSP, NWP, BHS, RPI, FGH, 9T9, AYU, RWP, MDH, KHH, AAR, VDH, AAY, MMS, ZPR, BSN, DPL, SPD, PRN, NAS, DVH, 9MM, CHP, LCC, SVS, HTS, ABP, MPC, RHW, AVS, OLT, HEX, LHA, HNP, TOM, BBS, IPL, DHR, USF, BIO, PLT, HAT, GNC, ZVP, DFP, SAF, SGH, SBL, BLE, SGC, JHC, SHD, EQN, SMN, CLT, EVP, RDR, JVN, SWA, DZY, UMP, NXG, RUS, TNH, HIP, PNT, SDM, MDO, QLF, KMC, DAO, HMP, GTC, GPP, BHP, AMR, AGT, SLN, HGI, MSD, BAP, WHL, PPR, ESY, LMS, JSL, KHC, SCH, WSI, THP, ATP, MAK, HZF, ENP, DHP, SWP, MLC, VNS, ATL, OWP, NVY, SSA, SHC

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