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

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

Toposide (50 mg)

  Capsule
Chandra Bhagat Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Etoposide
 680.00
50mg
8 Capsules
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    Drug Name : Etoposide

    Etoposide(Etopophos) generic Etoposide 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

    Last Updated on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Toposide (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 Toposide (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 Toposide (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 Toposide (50 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Toposide (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 Toposide (50 mg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Toposide (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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