Etosid 50mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:26 am

Etosid 50mg Capsule

Uses of Etosid 50mg Capsule

Etosid 50mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Small Cell Lung Cancer, Testicular Cancer

Side effects of Etosid 50mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Etosid 50mg Capsule are – Constipation, Nausea, Vomiting, Hair Loss, Low Blood Platelets, Loss of Appetite, Liver Toxicity

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Etosid 50mg Capsule

Do not use Etosid 50mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Etoposide

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Etosid 50mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Etosid 50mg Capsule works

Etosid 50mg Capsule contains – Etoposide

Etoposide works by blocking an enzyme which is necessary for cancer cells to divide and so grow into 2 new cells. If this enzyme is blocked, the cell’s DNA gets tangled up and the cell can’t divide.

Dosage of Etosid 50mg Capsule

The dosage of Etosid 50mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Etosid 50mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Etosid 50mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Posid 50mg Capsule  ( Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

568.75  8 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip


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About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.