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Topotecan Hcl

What is Hycamtin used for?

This medication is used to treat small cell lung cancer. It works by killing cancer cells or slowing their growth.


Topotecan Hcl


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Hycamtin Frequently Asked Questions

Topotecan decreases bone marrow function. This effect may lead to a low number of blood cells such as red cells, white cells, and platelets. A low number of blood cells can cause anemia, decrease your body's ability to fight an infection, or cause your body to bruise or bleed more easily. Tell your doctor right away if you develop any of the following symptoms: unusual tiredness, pale skin, signs of infection (such as sore throat that doesn't go away, fever, chills), easy bruising/bleeding.

Your doctor will order frequent blood tests to monitor your bone marrow function while you are taking this medication. Keep all medical and lab appointments.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Hycamtin Dosage and Form Information

1 Mg
0.25 Mg