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Brand name: Etopophos TM

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Active ingredients: etoposide

What it is used for

For use in the treatment of: Small cell carcinoma of the lung; Acute monocytic and myelomonocytic leukaemia; Hodgkin's disease; Non- Hodgkin's lymphoma and Testicular tumours.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from direct sunlight
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white lyophilized solid. When reconstituted with 10.0mL water, a clear, colourless solution is produced, free from visible evidence of contamination.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient etoposide

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.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

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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

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