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

Posid (50 mg) is an anti-cancer agent, prescribed for lung cancer and testicular cancer.  It slows or stops the growth of cancer cells.

Posid (50 mg)

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Oncocare)
Generic : Etoposide
8 Capsules
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    Drug information on Posid (50 mg) (Etoposide) from Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Oncocare)


    Drug Name : Etoposide

    Etoposide(Etopophos) generic Posid (50 mg) is an anti-cancer agent, prescribed for lung cancer and testicular cancer. It slows or stops the growth of cancer cells.
    More Info about Etoposide

    Trade Names for Etoposide

    India : 


    International : 

    Etopophos, Toposar, VePesid
    India- Actitop Cap, Actitop Vial, Beposid Vial, Bioposide Vial, Eside Cap, Eside Inj Vial, Ethopul Vial, Etolon Cap, Etolon Inj, Etosid Inj, Etosid Soft-Gelatin Caps, Read more..
    Last Updated on February, 2, 2017

    Medical condition(s) for which Posid (50 mg) may be prescribed

    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    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.

    Side effects of Posid (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 Posid (50 mg)?

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

    When Should Posid (50 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)



    Warnings and Precautions for Posid (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.

    Other Precautions for Posid (50 mg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Posid (50 mg)

    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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