Etoposide (VP-16)

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Your child needs to take the medicine called etoposide (say: e-toe-POE-side). This information sheet explains what etoposide does, how to give it, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about etoposide (vp-16) and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about etoposide (vp-16), speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: February 28th 2010