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Etoposide Injection

Drug Interactions

Etoposide injections may react with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Etoposide Injection).

What If I Overdose on This Drug?

An overdose with this medication could be very dangerous. Seek immediate medical attention if you believe you have been given too much of this drug.
(Click Toposar Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

This medicine will be stored by your healthcare provider. It should be stored at room temperature and not frozen. It must be diluted prior to use.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you miss an appointment to receive your etoposide injection, contact your healthcare provider right away to reschedule. He or she will instruct you on what to do.

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Toposar).

Who Makes Etoposide Injection?

Brand-name etoposide injection (Toposar) is manufactured by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc. Technically, it is a "branded generic." This means it has a brand name, but is actually a generic version of another medicine. Toposar is a version of the medication Vepesid®. However, Vepesid is no longer being made.
Other generic versions of Vepesid are available in addition to Toposar. Generic Toposar (sold as Etoposide injection) is made by several different companies, including Accord Healthcare, Inc., APP Pharmaceuticals, and Bedford Laboratories.
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