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No proven antidotes have been established for ETOPOPHOS overdosage in humans. In mice, a single intravenous dose of rapidly administered ETOPOPHOS 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 for Injection is contraindicated in patients who have demonstrated a previous hypersensitivity to etoposide, etoposide phosphate, or any other component of the formulations.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/11/2016
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