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Etoposide Injection Information

Etoposide injection (Toposar®) is a medication used to treat certain types of testicular cancer and small cell lung cancer. This prescription medicine works by breaking DNA strands, which prevents cancer cells from dividing and multiplying. It is approved for use in adults and given once a day or every other day for up to five days, followed by a three- to four-week break.
 
Although some people may not have any problems with this medicine, side effects can occur and may include nausea, hair loss, and low blood cell counts.
 
To ensure your safety with etoposide injection, make sure your healthcare provider has current information on any other drugs you are taking (including vitamins and supplements), as well as any other medical conditions you may have. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
 
(To read the complete article on this drug, click Etoposide Injection. This resource contains information on what to do if you miss a dose, generic availability, and more.)
 

Etoposide Injection Information

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