- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Rare Side-Effects
- 9 Disease Interactions
- 10 Technical Classification
- 11 Storage Conditions
- 12 Available Alternatives
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OverviewTOPOTECAN is a Schedule H1 drug.
Topotecan is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Topotecan is used to treat ovarian cancer, small cell lung cancer, and certain types of cervical cancer. topotecan is sometimes given after other treatments have failed.
UsageTOPOTECAN is generally used to treat: Ovarian Cancer, Small Cell Lung Cancer, Cervical Cancer
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Studies indicate Risk – Doctor advice is must
How Do I Take It?Route of Administration: Oral,
PrecautionsTopotecan capsules are taken by mouth
Common Side-EffectsTOPOTECAN : Diarrhoea, Nausea, Vomit, Fatigue (tiredness), Loss Of Appetite, Weakness (generalized), Fever, Hair Loss
Serious Side-EffectsTOPOTECAN : Cough, Shortness Of Breath
Rare Side-EffectsTOPOTECAN : Dizziness, Difficulty Breathing, Body Itching, Face Swelling
Disease InteractionsTOPOTECAN can interfere with: Bacterial Infection, Fungal Infection, Protozoal Infection, Viral Inection, Bone Marrow Suppression, Fever, Acute Renal Failure, Diarrhoea
Technical ClassificationTOPOTECAN is categorized as: MISCELLANEOUS ANTINEOPLASTICS / ANTINEOPLASTICS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
Common Drugs with TOPOTECAN as Ingredient
|CANTOP 2.5MG INJ||TOPOTECAN 2.5 MG|
|HYCAMTIN 1MG TAB||TOPOTECAN 1.0 MG|
|TOPOCAN 2.5MG INJ||TOPOTECAN 2.5 MG|
|TOPOCAN 4MG INJ||TOPOTECAN 4.0 MG|
|TOPOTEC 2.5MG INJ||TOPOTECAN 2.5 MG|