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Etosid 100mg Injection 5ml

5ml Injection in Vial
MRP 180.18
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Etosid 100 MG Description

Etosid 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 contains

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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ContainsEtoposide(100.0 Mg)
UsesSmall cell lung cancer, blood cancer, testicular cancer, lymphatic cancer
Side effectsHair loss, nausea, stomach pain, dizziness
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Uses of Etosid 100 MG

For the treatment of small cell lung cancer, blood cancer, testicular cancer, lymphatic cancer.

Contraindications of Etosid 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to gemcitabine or any of the ingredients of Etosid Injection
  • If you have recently taken any live vaccines
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother

Side effects of Etosid 100 MG

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
  • Constipation, stomach pain
  • Fever, infection, dizziness
  • Skin rash, redness, itching
  • Weakness
  • Hair loss
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Low blood platelets, anaemia, low WBCs

Precautions and Warnings of Etosid 100 MG



Can I take Etosid Injection during pregnancy?
  • Etosid 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.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Etosid 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 Etosid Injection?
This medicine may make you feel dizzy. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Etosid 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 Etosid 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 Etosid 100 MG

  • Etosid Injection will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject.

Interactions of Etosid 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Etosid 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 sur...
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  • 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 Etosid 100 MG

Store Etosid Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack. Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Etosid 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, ...
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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 doct...
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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the composition of Etosid Injection?

A: Etosid Injection contains etoposide, an anti-cancer medicine.

Q: What is the use of Etosid Injection?

A: Etosid Injection is used for the treatment of small-cell lung cancer, blood cancer, testicular cancer and lymphatic cancer.
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