Were you looking for information about Topotecan? Topatecan is a common misspelling of topotecan.
Topotecan (Hycamtin®) is a prescription chemotherapy drug used to treat several types of cancer, including lung cancer, cervical cancer, and ovarian cancer. It comes in the form of a capsule or an injection, and is used once daily for three to five days, every 21 days (for a certain amount of cycles). This medication may not be suitable for everyone, so let your healthcare provider know of any medical conditions you have or any medications you are taking (including vitamins and supplements). Potential side effects may include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
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