Etoposide

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What Are The Uses Of Etoposide?

Etoposide is a chemotherapy medicine used for the treatment of various cancers like leukaemia cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, testicular cancer and nerve tissue cancer. It is also used as a conditioning drug prior to replacement of blood stem cell or bone marrow.

 

What Are The Side Effects Of Etoposide?

Severe vomiting and nausea, pain with sores in the mouth, hair loss of temporary nature, diarrhoea and loss of appetite are the most observed side effects.

Effect on male and female fertility, sperm production, severe dizziness, eye pain with sudden changes in vision, difficulty swallowing food, yellow eyes, stomach pain, dark urine and yellow skin are serious side effects.

 

What Are The Contraindications Of Etoposide?

If there is a medical history of liver, kidney or blood-related problems (low count of WBC, RBC or platelets), please inform doctor as this drug treats leukaemia and there is a serious chance of these organs being affected.

Pregnant women and nursing mothers should not use this drug.

 

What Are The Uses Of Etoposide?

Etoposide is a chemotherapy medicine used for the treatment of various cancers like leukaemia cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, testicular cancer and nerve tissue cancer. It is also used as a conditioning drug prior to replacement of blood stem cell or bone marrow.

 

What Are The Side Effects Of Etoposide?

Severe vomiting and nausea, pain with sores in the mouth, hair loss of temporary nature, diarrhoea and loss of appetite are the most observed side effects.

Effect on male and female fertility, sperm production, severe dizziness, eye pain with sudden changes in vision, difficulty swallowing food, yellow eyes, stomach pain, dark urine and yellow skin are serious side effects.

 

What Are The Contraindications Of Etoposide?

If there is a medical history of liver, kidney or blood-related problems (low count of WBC, RBC or platelets), please inform doctor as this drug treats leukaemia and there is a serious chance of these organs being affected.

Pregnant women and nursing mothers should not use this drug.