Who should not take Topotecan Capsule?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • significantly decreased activity of the bone marrow
  • anemia
  • significant anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • a significant decrease in certain blood clotting cells called platelets
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • moderate to severe kidney impairment
  • a significant drop in a certain type of white blood cell called a neutrophil
  • Radiation Therapy Involving the Lungs
  • neutropenic colitis

Allergies:

  • Camptothecin Analogues

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