Active Ingredient(s):Etoposide, VP-16 FDA Approved: * February 27, 1995 Pharm Company: *SICOR PHARMS Category:Cancer
Etoposide, sold under the brand name Vepesid among others, is a chemotherapy medication used for the treatments of a number of types of cancer including testicular cancer, lung cancer, lymphoma, leukemia, neuroblastoma, and ovarian cancer. It is also used for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. It is used by mouth or injection into a vein.
Side effects are very common. They can include low blood cell counts, vomiting,...
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