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Lastet (50 mg) (Etoposide) Drug Price and Information

Etoposide (Lastet (50 mg)) is an anti-cancer agent, prescribed for lung cancer and testicular cancer.  It slows or stops the growth of cancer cells.
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Lastet (50 mg) - Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

Lastet (50 mg)  Capsule


Generic : Etoposide
 498.30
50mg
8 Capsules
Price Updated on Jul 31, 2023
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Drug information on Lastet (50 mg) from Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

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When is Lastet (50 mg) prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

Testicular cancer- Adult: IV- The recommended dose is 50-100 mg/m2/day from days 1-5.
Small cell lung cancer- The recommended dose is 35 mg/m2/day for 4 days to 50 mg/m2/day for 5 days. May repeat course 3-4 weekly.

What are the common side effects of Lastet (50 mg)

Blood : Decrease in blood counts.

Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, tongue inflammation, constipation, abdominal pain, diarrhea and taste alteration.

Miscellaneous : Weakness, hair loss, chills, fever and dizziness and vein inflammation.

How to use Lastet (50 mg)?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein on an empty stomach.

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In which conditions should Lastet (50 mg) be avoided?

Hypersensitivity.

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What are the Precautions needed with Lastet (50 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney disease, bone marrow depression, infections, or blood disorder, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

It may decrease platelet counts that leads to bleeding; avoid injury or bruising.

Monitor complete blood counts regularly while taking this medication.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Avoid excess dosage.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it in refrigerator (2-8°C), do not freeze.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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