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Vepesid (Etoposide) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Vepesid (Etoposide) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (60)
Death (7)
Life Threatening Events (7)
Disability (2)

Reports by Reaction Type

Neutropenia (9)Leukopenia (9)Thrombocytopenia (7)Febrile Neutropenia (5)Pyrexia (4)Subdural Haematoma (4)White Blood Cell Count Decreased (4)Vomiting (4)Alopecia (4)Myelodysplastic Syndrome (3)Stomatitis (3)Anaemia (3)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Vepesid (Etoposide). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Vepesid side effects in 19 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-20

Patient: 19 year old female, weighing 44.0 kg (96.8 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Neoplasm Malignant

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid

Ifosfamide

Ipilimumab
    Dosage: 10mg/kg iv over 90 min on day 1 last dose on 18oct2011; 470 mg
    Indication: Bone Sarcoma
    Start date: 2011-08-10



Possible Vepesid side effects in 19 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-20

Patient: 19 year old female, weighing 44.0 kg (96.8 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ipilimumab
    Dosage: cyc 1-4(21 days), cyc 5+ (12wks) 10 mg/kg over 90 min day1. courses:1. last admin: 10aug11
    Indication: Bone Sarcoma
    Start date: 2011-08-10

Vepesid

Ifosfamide



Possible Vepesid side effects in 60 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-09

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: Myelofibrosis, Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise sepcified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 4 years, intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Vincristine Sulfate
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Bicnu
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-05-05

Velcade
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-05-19

Velcade
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-04-08

Alkeran
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Prednisone
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma

Other drugs received by patient: Neupogen; Corticosteroids



Possible Vepesid side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-01

Patient: female

Reactions: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bicnu
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Alkeran
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2004-01-01
    End date: 2008-01-01

Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Vepesid
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Dexamethasone
    Start date: 2008-04-08
    End date: 2008-09-01

Prednisone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Vincristine
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Velcade
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-04-08
    End date: 2008-06-01

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01



Possible Vepesid side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-01

Patient: female

Reactions: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Velcade
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-04-08
    End date: 2008-09-01

Dexamethasone
    Start date: 2008-04-08

Bicnu
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Dexamethasone
    Start date: 2008-06-01
    End date: 2008-01-01

Prednisone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Vincristine
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Alkeran
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01

Dexamethasone
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2008-05-05

Dexamethasone
    Start date: 2008-05-19

Vepesid
    Indication: Multiple Myeloma
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2000-01-01



Possible Vepesid side effects in 62 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-07-24

Patient: 62 year old male

Reactions: Interstitial Lung Disease

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage Unspecified

Carboplatin
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage Unspecified



Possible Vepesid side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-07-06

Patient:

Reactions: Myositis, Rhabdomyolysis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid



Possible Vepesid side effects in 32 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Italy on 2012-06-28

Patient: 32 year old male

Reactions: Vomiting, Alopecia, Neutropenia, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carboplatin
    Indication: Testis Cancer
    Start date: 2011-09-23
    End date: 2011-12-10

Bleomycin Sulfate
    Indication: Testicular Seminoma (Pure)
    Start date: 2011-09-16
    End date: 2011-12-10

Cisplatin
    Indication: Testicular Seminoma (Pure)
    Start date: 2011-09-16
    End date: 2011-12-10

Vepesid
    Indication: Testicular Seminoma (Pure)
    Start date: 2011-09-16
    End date: 2011-12-10



Possible Vepesid side effects in 75 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-06-20

Patient: 75 year old female

Reactions: Cytomegalovirus Hepatitis, Cerebral Toxoplasmosis, Herpes Zoster

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mitoxantrone
    Indication: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Vepesid
    Indication: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Cytarabine
    Indication: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin
    Indication: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Other drugs received by patient: Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole



Possible Vepesid side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Italy on 2012-06-18

Patient: male

Reactions: Eyelid Oedema, Ocular Icterus, Muscular Weakness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Start date: 2011-07-01
    End date: 2011-07-04

Vepesid
    Start date: 2011-07-01
    End date: 2011-07-04

Clofarabine
    Start date: 2011-07-01
    End date: 2011-07-04

Other drugs received by patient: Lasix; Zofran; Neupogen; Mesna



Possible Vepesid side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-06-15

Patient:

Reactions: Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid



Possible Vepesid side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-06-15

Patient: male

Reactions: Lung Adenocarcinoma, Condition Aggravated

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid
    Indication: Lymphoma
    Start date: 2011-03-29
    End date: 2011-07-25

Mabthera
    Indication: Lymphoma
    Start date: 2011-03-29
    End date: 2011-09-12

Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Lymphoma
    Start date: 2011-03-29
    End date: 2011-07-25

Doxorubicin HCL
    Indication: Lymphoma
    Start date: 2011-03-29
    End date: 2011-07-25

Other drugs received by patient: Celectol; Perindopril Erbumine; Diclofenac Sodium; Atorvastatin Calcium; Plavix



Possible Vepesid side effects in 15 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Italy on 2012-06-12

Patient: 15 year old male

Reactions: Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid

Other drugs received by patient: Enalapril Maleate; Omeprazole; Lasix; Decadron; Mycostatin; Sandimmune



Possible Vepesid side effects in 32 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Italy on 2012-06-06

Patient: 32 year old male

Reactions: Vomiting, Alopecia, Neutropenia, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid
    Indication: Testicular Seminoma (Pure)
    Start date: 2011-09-16
    End date: 2011-12-10

Bleomycin Sulfate
    Indication: Testicular Seminoma (Pure)
    Start date: 2011-09-16
    End date: 2011-12-10

Cisplatin
    Indication: Testicular Seminoma (Pure)
    Start date: 2011-09-16
    End date: 2011-12-10

Carboplatin
    Indication: Testis Cancer
    Start date: 2011-09-23
    End date: 2011-12-10



Possible Vepesid side effects in 72 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Norway on 2012-06-01

Patient: 72 year old female

Reactions: Anaemia, Hepatic Failure, Haematotoxicity, Renal Failure, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, Neutropenia, Septic Shock, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid
    Dosage: 100 mg/m2 also 350mg:17-mar12 to 18mar12(also 200mg/m2):2dys 1-3
    Indication: Lung Neoplasm Malignant
    Start date: 2012-03-16

Cisplatin
    Dosage: 75 mg/m*2
    Indication: Lung Neoplasm Malignant
    Start date: 2012-03-16

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Metoprolol Succinate; Adalat; Tramadol HCL; Enalapril Maleate; Simvastatin; Aspirin



Possible Vepesid side effects in 24 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-05-31

Patient: 24 year old female

Reactions: Hyperammonaemia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid

Dexamethasone

Cyclosporine



Possible Vepesid side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2012-05-29

Patient:

Reactions: Arrhythmia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Paraplatin AQ
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage Unspecified

Vepesid
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage Unspecified



Possible Vepesid side effects in 34 year old male

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-05-23

Patient: 34 year old male

Reactions: Vomiting, Tinnitus, Nausea, Neutropenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bleomycin Sulfate
    Indication: Testicular Germ Cell Cancer
    Start date: 2012-02-24

Vepesid
    Indication: Testicular Germ Cell Cancer
    Start date: 2012-02-24

Cisplatin
    Start date: 2012-02-24

Other drugs received by patient: Metoclopramide Hydrochloride



Possible Vepesid side effects in 24 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-05-21

Patient: 24 year old female

Reactions: Hyperammonaemia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neoral

Vepesid

Dexamethasone



Possible Vepesid side effects in 54 year old female

Reported by a physician from Taiwan, Province of China on 2012-05-14

Patient: 54 year old female, weighing 58.4 kg (128.5 pounds)

Reactions: Febrile Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cytosar-U
    Dosage: 3000 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-07

Vepesid
    Dosage: 65 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03

Solu-Medrol
    Dosage: 500 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03

Rituxan
    Dosage: 577.5 mg, cyclic, day 1 of each 28 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-05
    End date: 2012-02-02

Inotuzumab Ozogamicin
    Dosage: 2.77 mg, cyclic, day 2 of each 28 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-06
    End date: 2012-02-03

Abiplatin
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03

Other drugs received by patient: Aloxi; Ultracet; Senokot; Norvasc; Chlorhexidine; Vitamin B6



Possible Vepesid side effects in 31 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-05-03

Patient: 31 year old male, weighing 95.0 kg (209.0 pounds)

Reactions: Thrombosis, Neoplasm Malignant, Pulmonary Embolism, Incorrect Storage of Drug

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid



Possible Vepesid side effects in 10 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-04-30

Patient: 10 year old female

Reactions: Parotitis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Paraplatin AQ
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-28

Paraplatin AQ
    Indication: Rhabdomyosarcoma
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-28

Vepesid
    Indication: Rhabdomyosarcoma
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-27

Vepesid
    Indication: Premedication
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-27



Possible Vepesid side effects in 34 year old male

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-04-19

Patient: 34 year old male

Reactions: Tinnitus, Vomiting, Nausea, Neutropenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bleomycin Sulfate
    Indication: Testicular Germ Cell Cancer
    Start date: 2012-02-24

Cisplatin
    Start date: 2012-02-24

Vepesid
    Indication: Testicular Germ Cell Cancer
    Start date: 2012-02-24

Other drugs received by patient: Metoclopramide Hydrochloride



Possible Vepesid side effects in 19 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-04-16

Patient: 19 year old female, weighing 44.0 kg (96.8 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ipilimumab
    Dosage: cyc 1-4(21 days), cyc 5+ (12wks) 10 mg/kg over 90 min day1. courses:1. last admin: 10aug11
    Indication: Bone Sarcoma
    Start date: 2011-08-10

Ifosfamide

Vepesid



Possible Vepesid side effects in 54 year old female

Reported by a physician from Taiwan, Province of China on 2012-04-16

Patient: 54 year old female, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Febrile Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituximab
    Dosage: 577.5 mg, cyclic (day 1 of each 28 day cycle)
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-05
    End date: 2012-02-02

Cisplatin
    Dosage: 40 mg qd
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-27

Methylprednisolone Acetate
    Dosage: 500 mg qd
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-27

Vepesid
    Dosage: 60 mg qd
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-27

Inotuzumab Ozogamicin
    Dosage: 2.77 mg, cyclic (day 2 of each 28 day cycle)
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-06
    End date: 2012-02-03

Cytosar-U
    Dosage: 3100 mg qd
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-31

Other drugs received by patient: Chlorhexidine GAR; Kytril; Metoclopramide Hydrochloride; Norvasc; Ultracet



Possible Vepesid side effects in 54 year old female

Reported by a physician from Taiwan, Province of China on 2012-04-13

Patient: 54 year old female, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Febrile Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abiplatin
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03

Vepesid
    Dosage: 65 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03

Solu-Medrol
    Dosage: 500 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03

Cytosar-U
    Dosage: 3000 mg, 1x/day
    Start date: 2012-03-07

Inotuzumab Ozogamicin
    Dosage: 2.77 mg, cyclic, day 2 of each 28 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-06
    End date: 2012-02-03

Rituximab
    Dosage: 577.5 mg, cyclic, day 1 of each 28 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-05
    End date: 2012-02-02

Other drugs received by patient: Aloxi; Senokot; Vitamin B6; Norvasc; Ultracet; Chlorhexidine



Possible Vepesid side effects in 39 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-04-09

Patient: 39 year old female

Reactions: Neoplasm Malignant, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, Fall

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pirarubicin
    Dosage: discontinued at 6gy radiation dose
    Indication: Cervix Carcinoma

Carboplatin
    Indication: Cervix Carcinoma

Paclitaxel
    Indication: Cervix Carcinoma

Cisplatin
    Dosage: discontinued at 6gy radiation dose
    Indication: Cervix Carcinoma

Vepesid
    Dosage: discontinued at 6gy radiation dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cervix Carcinoma



Possible Vepesid side effects in 54 year old female

Reported by a physician from Taiwan, Province of China on 2012-04-06

Patient: 54 year old female, weighing 58.4 kg (128.5 pounds)

Reactions: Febrile Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abiplatin
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03

Inotuzumab Ozogamicin
    Dosage: 2.77 mg, cyclic, day 2 of each 28 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-06
    End date: 2012-02-03

Cytosar-U
    Dosage: 3000 mg, 1x/day
    Start date: 2012-03-07

Rituximab
    Dosage: 577.5 mg, cyclic, day 1 of each 28 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-05
    End date: 2012-02-02

Solu-Medrol
    Dosage: 500 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03

Vepesid
    Dosage: 65 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03

Other drugs received by patient: Aloxi; Vitamin B6; Ultracet; Chlorhexidine; Norvasc; Senokot



Possible Vepesid side effects in 54 year old female

Reported by a physician from Taiwan, Province of China on 2012-04-05

Patient: 54 year old female, weighing 58.4 kg (128.5 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Febrile Neutropenia, non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Recurrent

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cytosar-U
    Dosage: 3000 mg, 1x/day
    Start date: 2012-03-07
    End date: 2012-03-07

Vepesid
    Dosage: 65 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03
    End date: 2012-03-07

Inotuzumab Ozogamicin
    Dosage: 2.77 mg, cyclic, day 2 of each 28 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-06
    End date: 2012-02-03

Rituximab
    Dosage: 577.5 mg, cyclic, day 1 of each 28 day cycle
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-05
    End date: 2012-02-02

Solu-Medrol
    Dosage: 500 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03
    End date: 2012-03-07

Abiplatin
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-03-03
    End date: 2012-03-06

Other drugs received by patient: Ultracet; Vitamin B6; Chlorhexidine; Norvasc; Senokot; Aloxi



Possible Vepesid side effects in 67 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2012-04-02

Patient: 67 year old male

Reactions: Blood Pressure Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vepesid
    Dosage: combination therapy with cbdca,2 weeks ago
    Indication: Lung Neoplasm Malignant

Carboplatin
    Dosage: cbdca,2 weeks ago
    Indication: Lung Neoplasm Malignant

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