Posid Etoposide 50mg Capsules
Brand Name: Posid capsules
Manufactured by: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Packing: Pack of 8 capsules
What is Posid Etoposide Capsules for:
This medication is an anti-cancer agent, prescribed for lung cancer and testicular cancer. It slows or stops the growth of cancer cells.
How should Posid Etoposide Capsules be used:
Testicular cancer- Adult: IV- The recommended dose is 50-100 mgm2day from days 1-5. Small cell lung cancer- The recommended dose is 35 mgm2day for 4 days to 50 mgm2day for 5 days. May repeat course 3-4 weekly. Testicular cancer- Adult: IV- The recommended dose is 50-100 mgm2day from days 1-5. Small cell lung cancer- The recommended dose is 35 mgm2day for 4 days to 50 mgm2day for 5 days. May repeat course 3-4 weekly. It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein on an empty stomach. It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein on an empty stomach.
Common side effects of Posid Etoposide Capsules:
Chance of getting an infection. Wash hands often. Stay away from people with infections, colds, or flu. Anemia, low white blood cell count, and low platelet count. Feeling tired or weak. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Irritation or swelling where the shot was given. Hair loss. Hair most often grows back when this drug is stopped. May not be able to get pregnant. Flushing and low blood pressure can happen if the shot is given too fast. Unsafe allergic effects may rarely happen.
What precautions should I take when taking Posid Etoposide Capsules:
If you have an allergy to Posid Etoposide Capsulesor any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.
Can I take Posid Etoposide Capsules with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
store Posid Etoposide Capsules:
Store it in refrigerator (2-8Â°C), do not freeze.