Vepesid is used to treat cancer in the lungs and testicles. Vesepid interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows down the rate at which they grow and spread.
Store Vepesid in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you plan on becoming pregnant before taking Vepesid as this medication can cause harm to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you have kidney disease or a weak immune system before taking Vepesid. Tell your doctor if you are breast feeding a baby before taking Vepesid.
Vepesid can increase your risk of developing other forms of cancer such as leukemia. Talk to your doctor about your risk. Do not receive a live vaccine while using Vepesid.
Take this medication exactly as directed by your doctor. Take Vepesid with a full glass of water. Do not open or break a capsule of Vepesid. If the medicine from Vesepid gets in your nose, mouth, or on your skin, rinse the area immediately. Wash skin with soap and water. Vespid can lower the amount of blood cells in your body. This can make it easier for you to bleed from an injury or get sick from others who are ill. Your blood will need to be tested on a regular basis to make sure your blood cell count does not get too low.
Do not use this medication if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Do not use this medication without your doctor’s consent if you are pregnant. Vepesid can cause harm to an unborn baby.
Seek emergency medical attention if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction to Vepesid such as: rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue. Call your doctor if you experience any of
Less serious side effects include: mild nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, mild itching or skin rash, or temporary hair loss.