VePesidActive Ingredient(s): Etoposide, VP-16
FDA Approved: * November 10, 1983
Pharm Company: * BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
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,... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.