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Oncosid Injection

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Oncosid Injection

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Etoposide साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Oncosid Information

Oncosid Benefits & Uses

Oncosid is used to treat the following -

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

Oncosid 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 Oncosid

Etoposide

Oncosid Side Effects

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

Oncosid Related Warnings

Is the use of Oncosid safe for pregnant women?

Oncosid 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 Oncosid safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Oncosid may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Oncosid should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Oncosid on the Kidneys?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Oncosid on the Liver?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Oncosid on the Heart?

Oncosid is not harmful for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Oncosid with Other Drugs

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

Oncosid Contraindications

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

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

Frequently asked Questions about Oncosid

Is this Oncosid habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Oncosid has not been reported.

No

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Oncosid can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Oncosid should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Oncosid cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Oncosid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Oncosid

Taking Oncosid with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Oncosid

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Oncosid with alcohol will be.

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