- Antineoplastic Agent, Mitotic Inhibitor
- Antineoplastic Agent, Topoisomerase Inhibitor
Medication Safety Issues
Etoposide may be confused with teniposide
Etoposide may be confused with etoposide phosphate (a prodrug of etoposide which is rapidly converted in the plasma to etoposide)
VePesid may be confused with Versed
High alert medication:
This medication is in a class the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) includes among its list of drug classes which have a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error.