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Posid 100Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Etoposide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Posid 100Mg Injection is used in combination with other drugs when all other treatment has failed for lung cancer and testicular tumors. Being an antineoplastic, it stops the cancer cells from undergoing the process of mitosis, and thus preventing the cancer from spreading throughout the body.

Make it clear to your doctor right from the beginning whether you’re pregnant, planning to be pregnant or are breastfeeding. Medicines such as anticoagulants like warfarin, and cyclosporine increase the side effects of Posid 100Mg Injection. If you have a history of bone marrow depression, kidney disease, or blood conditions, alert your doctor.

You will be administered an injection of Posid 100Mg Injection at the doctor’s office itself. If you are taking it at home, it is vital that you use the proper procedure for injecting it. Contact your doctor immediately if you miss a dose.

Some of the common side effects of Posid 100Mg Injection are purple or blue discoloration of the skin, nausea, appetite and hair loss, vomiting and increased sweating. If you feel unusually tired, experience unusual bruising, temporary blindness and tingling of toes and fingers, see your doctor immediately.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Lastet 100mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Lastet 100mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients may experience fatigue and somnolence and they should avoid driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Posid 100Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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Posid 100Mg Injection is a drug used in chemotherapy treatment of testicular cancer, lung cancer, lymphoma, leukemia, neuroblastoma and ovarian cancer. It works by preventing DNA synthesis by forming a complex with DNA and topoisomerase II enzyme. These results in DNA break that result in errors in DNA formation and death of cancer cells.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Epsolin 50Mg/2Ml Injection

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    Emgard 30Mg Tablet

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