Etoposide Solution For Injection 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Etoposide: Solution for injection (20mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ETOPOSIDE, VP-16 (e toe POE side) is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat testicular cancer, lung cancer, and other cancers.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : VePesid: Solution for injection (20mg)
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Etoposide 20mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 633230104
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Protect from light
Avoid exposure to heat
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Etoposide 20mg/ml Solution for Injection
Daily Life Interactions for Etoposide 20mg/ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Etoposide 20mg/ml Solution for Injection(Etoposide)
Grapefruit juice and Etoposide(Etoposide)
Do not take Etoposide, VP-16 and Grapefruit Juice together without talking to your health care provider. Side effects from Etoposide, VP-16 may get worse if you take Grapefruit Juice. Discuss any new or worsening side effects with your health care provider, including unusual bruising or bleeding, unusual tiredness, fever, signs of infection, or severe nausea / vomiting.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Second Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Third Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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