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Topotecan

Topotecan Information

Topotecan Benefits & Uses

Topotecan is used to treat the following -

  1. Ovarian Cancer Primary
  2. स्मॉल सेल लंग कैंसर
  3. Cervical Cancer
  4. Vaginal Cancer

Topotecan Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Topotecan

Topotecan

Topotecan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Topotecan is used -

  1. Fatigue Common
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Headache Common
  4. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  5. Fever Common
  6. Weakness
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Loss of appetite
  9. Abdominal Pain Common
  10. Constipation Common
  11. Back Pain Common
  12. Chills
  13. Weight Loss
  14. Anemia Severe

Topotecan Related Warnings

Is the use of Topotecan safe for pregnant women?

Severe

Is the use of Topotecan safe during breastfeeding?

Severe

What is the effect of Topotecan on the Kidneys?

Mild

What is the effect of Topotecan on the Liver?

Safe

What is the effect of Topotecan on the Heart?

Safe

Severe Interaction of Topotecan with Other Drugs

Topotecan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Clozapine

Adalimumab

Amiodarone

Amoxicillin,Omeprazole,Clarithromycin

    Cabozantinib

    Topotecan Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Topotecan unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Anemia
    2. Herpes
    3. Lung Cancer
    4. Infertility

    Frequently asked Questions about Topotecan

    Is this Topotecan habit forming or addictive?

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No

    Topotecan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Topotecan

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Topotecan

    Unknown
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Dr. Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Other
    0 Years of Experience
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    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Other
    1 Years of Experience
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