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Active ingredients: topotecan
What it is used for
For single agent therapy for the treatment of patients with: Small cell lung carcinoma, after failure of first line chemotherapy. Metastatic carcinoma of the ovary after failure of first-line or subsequent therapy. In combination with cisplatin for the treatment of patients with: Histologically confirmed Stage IV-B, recurrent, or persistent carcinoma of the cervix which is not amenable to curative treatment with surgery and/or radiation therapy.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A light yellow to greenish cake.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient topotecan
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems