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Etoposide

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Etoposide

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Etoposide Injection Information

Etoposide Injection Benefits & Uses

Etoposide Injection is used to treat the following -

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

Etoposide Injection 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 Etoposide Injection

Etoposide

Etoposide Injection Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Etoposide Injection 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

Etoposide Injection Related Warnings

Is the use of Etoposide Injection safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Etoposide. If you are pregnant, do not take Etoposide without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Etoposide Injection safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Etoposide Injection on the Kidneys?

There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Etoposide. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Etoposide Injection on the Liver?

Etoposide can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Etoposide Injection on the Heart?

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

Safe

Severe Interaction of Etoposide Injection with Other Drugs

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

Etoposide Injection Contraindications

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

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

Frequently asked Questions about Etoposide Injection

Is this Etoposide Injection habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Etoposide has not been reported.

No

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

After taking Etoposide you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Etoposide only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Etoposide cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Etoposide Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Etoposide Injection

It is safe to take Etoposide with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Etoposide Injection

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Etoposide with alcohol.

Unknown

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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