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Etolon

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Etolon

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Etolon Information

Etolon Benefits & Uses

Etolon is used to treat the following -

  1. स्मॉल सेल लंग कैंसर Primary
  2. Testicular Cancer Primary

Etolon Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Etolon

Etoposide

Etolon Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Etolon is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Weakness
  3. Abdominal Pain Mild
  4. Skin Discolouration
  5. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  6. Hair Loss Mild
  7. Loss of appetite
  8. Anemia Moderate
  9. Pain or discomfort
  10. Constipation Moderate
  11. Blood Cancer
  12. Back Pain
  13. Chills
  14. Cough Mild
  15. Diarrhoea
  16. Flushing
  17. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  18. Inflammation of a vein
  19. Angioedema Severe
  20. Bronchospasm

Etolon Related Warnings

Is the use of Etolon safe for pregnant women?

Etolon should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Etolon safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Etolon. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Etolon on the Kidneys?

Etolon may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Etolon on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Etolon. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Etolon on the Heart?

Using Etolon does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Etolon with Other Drugs

Etolon should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Etolon Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Etolon unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Bleeding
  4. Neutropenia

Frequently asked Questions about Etolon

Is this Etolon habit forming or addictive?

Etolon is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Etolon as you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Etolon should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Etolon is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Etolon Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Etolon

Taking Etolon with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Etolon

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Etolon and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown

Details

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Etopophos® (etoposide phosphate)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 866