Etoposide is a medicine known commercially as Vepesid or Etosin.This oral and injectable drug is an antineoplastic, indicated for the treatment of individuals with lung and testicular cancer.
Lung cancer; testicular cancer; leukemia;Hodkin’s disease.
Etoposide Side Effects
Low pressure; diarrhea; nausea; vomiting; lack of appetite; decreased white blood cells;decreased blood platelets; anemia; hair loss.
Pregnancy risk D ; Lactating women; Hipersensibility to any of the formula’s components.
- Lung Cancer: Administer 70 mg per m² body surface area daily for 4 consecutive days. Repeat the process every 3 to 4 weeks.
Injectable Use (Intravenous Use)
- Lung Cancer: Inject 35 mg per m² body surface daily for 4 days. Repeat the procedure every 3 to 4 weeks.
- Testicular cancer:Inject 50 to 100 mg per m² body surface daily. Repeat the procedure for 3 to 4 weeks.