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Were you looking for information about Etoposide? Etoposid is a common misspelling of etoposide.
 
Etoposide is a prescription medication approved for treating small cell lung cancer and testicular cancer. This chemotherapy drug comes as a capsule that is taken by mouth or as an injection that is given slowly into a vein (intravenously, or by IV).
 
Your specific dosage will depend on how you respond to the medicine, the particular product you are using, and various other factors. Side effects are common and may include nausea, vomiting, and hair loss.
 
(Click Etoposide for more information on what this medication is used for, potential side effects, and what your healthcare provider needs to know before you start treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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