FAQs ABOUT ETOPA 100MG INJECTION
Q: How does ETOPA 100MG INJECTION works?
A: ETOPA 100MG INJECTION is an anticancer agent. It works by blocking the abnormal actions of certain cellular proteins (topoisomerase 2) that triggers cancer cell formation. As a result, it reduces cancer formation and prevents its further growth within the body.
Q: Can I receive ETOPA 100MG INJECTION during breastfeeding?
A: No. ETOPA 100MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in breast-feeding women. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving.
Q: Can ETOPA 100MG INJECTION increase the risk of infections?
A: ETOPA 100MG INJECTION may cause a drop in the number of white blood cells in the body and may weaken your immune system. As a result, you may be at a greater risk of getting infected while receiving ETOPA 100MG INJECTION. To avoid this, your doctor will regular monitor your blood counts as a precaution. However, inform your doctor if you experience any signs of infection such as fever.
Q: Can the use of ETOPA 100MG INJECTION make me feel tired?
A: Yes. ETOPA 100MG INJECTION may make you feel tired easily. This is because, it reduces the levels of red blood cells in your blood and may make you anaemic. Consult your doctor if you experience tiredness after receiving ETOPA 100MG INJECTION. Tiredness can also occur if you have any pre-existing disease conditions such as liver or kidney impairment while receiving this medicine.
Q: Can I drive a car after receiving ETOPA 100MG INJECTION?
A: ETOPA 100MG INJECTION may make you feel tired or dizzy. Therefore, do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if your ability is affected by ETOPA 100MG INJECTION.
Q: How ETOPA 100MG INJECTION is administered?
A: ETOPA 100MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein (intravenously).
Q: How to control nausea caused due to ETOPA 100MG INJECTION?
A: Generally, anticancer medicines are associated with uncontrollable nausea and vomiting. To avoid this, your doctor would prescribe a suitable medicine to control them along with ETOPA 100MG INJECTION. If not, consult your doctor for a suitable anti-emetic medicine. Do not self-treat nausea.