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Etopophos Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is etoposide phosphate (Etopophos)?
- What are the possible side effects of etoposide phosphate (Etopophos)?
- What is the most important information I should know about etoposide phosphate (Etopophos)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using etoposide phosphate (Etopophos)?
- How is etoposide phosphate given (Etopophos)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Etopophos)?
- What happens if I overdose (Etopophos)?
- What should I avoid while receiving etoposide phosphate (Etopophos)?
- What other drugs will affect etoposide phosphate (Etopophos)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Etopophos)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your etoposide phosphate injection.
What happens if I overdose (Etopophos)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while receiving etoposide phosphate (Etopophos)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury. Use extra care to prevent bleeding while shaving or brushing your teeth.
What other drugs will affect etoposide phosphate (Etopophos)?
Before you receive etoposide phosphate, tell your doctor if you are using cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune, Gengraf).
There may be other drugs that can interact with etoposide phosphate. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about etoposide phosphate.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Etopophos Information
- Etopophos Drug Interactions Center: etoposide phosphate iv
- Etopophos Side Effects Center
- Etopophos Overview including Precautions
- Etopophos FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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