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No proven antidotes have been established for ETOPOPHOS (etoposide phosphate) overdosage in humans. In mice, a single intravenous dose of rapidly administered ETOPOPHOS (etoposide phosphate) was lethal at or above 120 mg/kg (about 7 times human dose on a mg/m² basis) and was associated with clinical signs of neurotoxicity.
ETOPOPHOS (etoposide phosphate) for Injection is contraindicated in patients who have demonstrated a previous hypersensitivity to etoposide, etoposide phosphate, or any other component of the formulations.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/12/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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