... ETOPOSIDE, VP-16 (VePesid®) is a type of chemotherapy for treating cancer. Etoposide interferes with the growth of cells. Etoposide is effective in treating cancer of the lung and testicles. Generic etoposide capsules are not yet available. ...
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Etoposide Systematic (IUPAC) name 4'-demethyl-epipodophyllotoxin 9-[4,6-O-(R)-ethylidene-beta-D-glucopyranoside], 4' -(dihydrogen phosphate) Identifiers CAS number 33419-42-0 ATC code L01CB01 PubChem 36462 DrugBank APRD00239 Chemical data Formula C29H32O13 Mol. weight 588.557 g/mol Pharmacokinetic data Bioavailability  ? Protein binding 97% Metabolism  ? Half life oral: 6 h., iv: 6-12 h., iv in children: 3 h. Excretion Renal and faeces Thera ...
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