Posid (Etoposide)

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Product Code:
788
Manufacturer :
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Country of Origin :
India
Dosage Form :
Capsules
Indication :
Small cell lung cancer, Testicular cancer
Packaging :
8 capsules in 1 strip
Active Ingredient :
Etoposide

A Product From:

Posid 50 (Etoposide 50mg)
50mg Price: Price/unit Quantity
1 Bottle
$20.00
$20.00 /Piece
2 Bottle/s
$39.00
$19.50 /Piece
3 Bottle/s
$57.00
$19.00 /Piece

Description

Buy Posid generic drug of Etoposide online at low price from most trusted pharmacy to cure Small cell lung cancer, Testicular cancer. Get all information about this medication like the review, use, how long does the last Composition, side effect, dosage (missed/over), Substitutes, manufactured by Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd., how it works, Precautions and many more. You can get fast delivery in the UK, USA, Australia, France, China.

Posid capsule contains generic Etoposide as an active ingredient. It is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug. This medication is listed as a "plant alkaloid" and "topoisomerase II inhibitor. It is used in combination with other medicines when all other treatment has failed for lung cancer and testicular tumors.

Posid is prescribed for the treatment of small cell lung cancer and testicular cancer.

Posid works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

Take this drug in the dosage and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow this capsule as a whole. Don’t chew, crush or break it. This medication is to be taken empty stomach.

Missed Dose

If you have missed a dosage of this drug, take it as soon as possible. If it is near the time of your next dose, skip the missed dosage and continue with your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dosage to make up for a missed dose. If you are frequently missing doses, consider setting the alarm or requesting a family member to remember you.

Please consult your physician or doctor to talk about changes in your dosing planning or a new schedule to make up for missed dosages, if you have missed too many dosages recently.

OverDose

Do not consume an extra dose than the prescribed dosage. Taking more drug will not improve your symptoms, but they may cause poisoning or severe adverse effects. If you know that you or anyone else may have overdosed on Posid, please go to the nearest nursing home or hospital. Take a container, medication box, or label with you to help pharmacist or physician with the necessary information.

Don't give your drugs to other people even if you know that they have the exact same situation or it seems that they may have a similar condition. This may lead to overdosage.

Please contact your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

The following is a list of possible adverse effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of this capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible but do not always happen. Some of the side effects may be rare but severe.

  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Change in voice
  • Hair loss
  • Abdominal or stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Allergic rejection
  • Nausea
  • Chills

General Instructions

Before using this medicine, inform your pharmacist about your current list of medications, using any herbal products or supplements, over the counter products, allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions. Some health situations might make you more susceptible to the adverse effects of the drug.

When not to use?

You shouldn't utilize this medication if you are allergic to this medicine or any other components present along with it.

General warnings

Inform your specialist or pharmacist if you have a history of bone marrow depression, kidney disease, or blood conditions.

Avoid contact with people with cold or any other infections as this medication treatment may lower your immunity.

Immediately seek clinical attention if you notice any unusual bleeding, bruising, blood in stools, or dark, tarry stools.

Warnings for special population

This capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive proof of human fetal risk, but the benefits from in pregnant women might be acceptable despite the risk, like in critical condition. Please consult your doctor or physician.

This capsule is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only in life-threatening conditions. The risks and adverse effects should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medication. Your doctor or pharmacist may suggest to discontinue the medicine or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

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Is this capsule dialyzable?

No, this medicine is not dialyzable.

Does this capsule cause leukemia?

Yes, this medication may cause leukemia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

Is it safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

If you experience dizziness, drowsiness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using this medicine, then it might not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. You should not drive a vehicle if utilizing the drug makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists or doctors also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as liquor intensifies drowsiness adverse effects. Please check for this effect on your body when using this capsule. Always contact your doctor or physician for recommendations particular to your body and clinical conditions.

Is this medicine or product habit-forming or addictive?

Most drugs do not have a potential for abuse or addiction. Usually, the government's categorizes medications that can be as addictive as controlled substances. For example, schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to be sure that the medicine does not belong to such particular categorizations of drugs. Lastly, don't self-medicate and increase your body's dependence on medicines without the advice of a doctor.

Can this drug be discontinued directly or do I have to wean off consumption gradually?

Most medicines need to be tapered or cannot be discontinued immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor or physician for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

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