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Bioposide 100 MG Description
Bioposide Injection is an anti-cancer medicine. It is used in the treatment of various types of cancer, such as small cell lung cancer, blood cancer, testicular cancer and lymphatic cancer. It contai
ns etoposide as its main component. It will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. You should avoid self-injecting.
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|Uses||Small cell lung cancer, blood cancer, testicular cancer, lymphatic cancer|
|Side effects||Hair loss, nausea, stomach pain, dizziness|
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Uses of Bioposide 100 MG
For the treatment of small cell lung cancer, blood cancer, testicular cancer, lymphatic cancer.
Contraindications of Bioposide 100 MG
- If you are allergic to gemcitabine or any of the ingredients of Bioposide Injection
- If you have recently taken any live vaccines
- If you are a breastfeeding mother
Side effects of Bioposide 100 MG
- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
- Constipation, stomach pain
- Fever, infection, dizziness
- Skin rash, redness, itching
- Hair loss
- Irregular heartbeats
- Low blood platelets, anaemia, low WBCs
Precautions and Warnings of Bioposide 100 MG
Can I take Bioposide Injection during pregnancy?
- Bioposide Injection should not be used during pregnancy unless your doctor considers it essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
- Use effective contraception during treatment. However, if you get pregnant while on treatment, immediately contact your doctor.
Can I take Bioposide Injection while breastfeeding?
You must not be breastfeeding while on treatment with this medicine, as etoposide passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor.
Can I drive if I have consumed Bioposide Injection?
This medicine may make you feel dizzy. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Bioposide Injection?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys
- You recently had chemotherapy or radiotherapy
- You have a condition in which the bone marrow activity is reduced, Myelosuppression.
- If you develop fever, chills, rapid heart rates, low blood pressure and shortness of breath (anaphylactic reaction), immediately contact the doctor.
- You have infections.
- You have a low level of albumin (protein) in your blood.
Mode of Action of Bioposide 100 MG
How Does It Work?
Etoposide interacts with DNA (genetic material) and causes certain changes in the DNA. This results in problems in DNA synthesis leading to anti-cancer effects.
Directions for Use of Bioposide 100 MG
- Bioposide Injection will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject.
Interactions of Bioposide 100 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Bioposide Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....
- Especially if you are taking medicines to treat heart problems, cancer, fits or are taking painkillers, blood thinners, ciclosporin or have recently taken live vaccines.
Storage and disposal of Bioposide 100 MG
Store Bioposide Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack. Keep it away from children and pets.
Dosage of Bioposide 100 MG
- This injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose on this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this injection, seek medical help....
Missed a Dose
The doctor or nurse usually gives this injection in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please inform your doctor and nurse....
Dr. Nikita Toshi
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the composition of Bioposide Injection?
A: Bioposide Injection contains etoposide, an anti-cancer medicine.
Q: What is the use of Bioposide Injection?
A: Bioposide Injection is used for the treatment of small-cell lung cancer, blood cancer, testicular cancer and lymphatic cancer.
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- Etopophos 100 mg Powder for Solution for Injection - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2022 [cited 16 June 2022]
- CDSCO [Internet]. Cdscoonline.gov.in. 2022 [cited 16 June 2022]
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