In the US, Etoposide (etoposide systemic) is a member of the drug class mitotic inhibitors and is used to treat Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Ovarian Cancer, Small Cell Lung Cancer and Testicular Cancer.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


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Therapeutic Category

Cytostatic agent: Podophyllotoxin derivative

Chemical Name

4'-Demethylepipodophyllotoxin 9-(4,6-O-ethylidene-β-D-glucopyranoside)

Foreign Names

  • Etoposidum (Latin)
  • Etoposid (German)
  • Etoposide (French)
  • Etoposido (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Etoposide (OS: JAN, USAN, DCIT, BAN)
  • Étoposide (OS: DCF)
  • EPE (IS)
  • VP 16213 (IS: Bristol-Myers)
  • Etoposid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Etoposide (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Etoposidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Etoposide Phosphate (OS: USAN)
  • BMY 40481 (IS: Bristol-Myers)

Brand Names

  • Beposid
    Bio E, India
  • Bo Rui
    Haier Group Qingdao No.3, China
  • Celltop
    Baxter, Belgium; Baxter, France
  • Cryosid
    Cryopharma, Mexico
  • DBL Etoposide
    Hospira, Australia; Hospira, Malaysia; Hospira, New Zealand; Hospira, Thailand
  • Ebeposid
    Ebewe, Slovenia
  • Epósido
    Blausiegel, Brazil
  • Eposin
    Med, Turkey; medac, United Arab Emirates; medac, Bahrain; medac, Egypt; medac, United Kingdom; medac, Iraq; medac, Iran; medac, Jordan; medac, Kuwait; medac, Lebanon; medac, Qatar; medac, Saudi Arabia; medac, Syria; medac, Yemen; Pharmachemie, Malaysia; Pharmachemie, Slovenia; Pharmachemie, Thailand; Pharmachemie, Taiwan; Pharmachemie, South Africa; Teva, Belgium; Teva, Finland; Teva, Norway; Teva, Sweden; Teva, Thailand
  • Epsidox
    Chile, Chile
  • Etobion
    Medicus, Greece
  • ETO-cell
    Cell pharm, Germany
  • Etocris
    LKM, Argentina
  • Eto-GRY
    Teva, Germany
  • Etolon
    Celon, India
  • Etomedac
    medac, Germany; medac, Luxembourg
  • Etonolver
    Nolver, Venezuela
  • Etopos
    Lemery, Lithuania; Teva Int'l, Thailand
  • Etoposid Ebewe
    Ebewe, Austria; Ebewe, Czech Republic; Ebewe, Estonia; Ebewe, Hong Kong; Ebewe, Hungary; Ebewe, Indonesia; Ebewe, Israel; Ebewe, Lithuania; Ebewe, Luxembourg; Ebewe, Oman; Ebewe, Romania; Ebewe, Serbia; Ebewe, Thailand; Ebewe, Tunisia; Ferron, Indonesia; Meda, Sweden
  • Etoposid HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Etoposid Meda
    Meda, Denmark
  • Etoposid Pfizer
    Pfizer, Georgia
  • Etoposid Pharmintraco
    Pharmintraco, Switzerland
  • Etoposid Sandoz
    Sandoz, Switzerland; Sandoz, Germany
  • Etoposide Abic
    Abic, Hong Kong; Teva, Thailand
  • Etoposide Accord Healthcare
    Accord Healthcare, United States
  • Etoposide Actavis
    Actavis, Bulgaria
  • Etoposide APP
    APP, United States
  • Etoposide Bedford
    Bedford, United States
  • Etoposide Ben Venue
    Ben Venue, Taiwan
  • Etoposide DBL
    Hospira, Indonesia; Tempo Scan Pacific, Indonesia
  • Etoposide Ebewe
    Ebewe, Bulgaria; Ebewe, Georgia; Ebewe, Myanmar; Ebewe, Vietnam; Sandoz, Italy; Würth, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Etoposide ESP Pharma
    Actavis, Bulgaria
  • Etoposide Mylan
    Mylan, United States; Mylan, France; Mylan, Tunisia
  • Etoposide Pfizer
    Pfizer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Singapore
  • Etoposide Pharmachemie
    Pharmachemie, United States; Pharmachemie, Taiwan
  • Etoposide Pharmaswiss
    PharmaSwiss, Serbia
  • Etoposide Teva
    Teva, United States; Teva, Czech Republic; Teva, Hungary; Teva, Lithuania; Teva, Slovakia; Teva Santé, France; Teva-NL, Italy
  • Etoposide
    Atafarm, Turkey; Chemipharm, Greece; Leovan Pharmaceuticals, Greece; Pfizer, Serbia; Pharmachemie, Israel; Pharmacia & Upjohn Pty, Lithuania; Pharmanel, Greece
  • Etoposid-Ebewe
    Ebewe, Poland; Ebewe, Turkey
  • Etoposide-DBL
    Hospira, Hong Kong
  • Etoposide-Hexal
    Hexal, South Africa
  • Etoposide-Teva
    Pharmachemie, Serbia; Teva, Bulgaria; Teva, Latvia; Teva, Romania
  • Etoposid-Lens
    Lens-Pharm, Georgia
  • Etoposido Delta Farma
    Delta Farma, Argentina
  • Etoposido Ferrer Farma
    Ferrer Farma, Spain
  • Etoposido Filaxis
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Etoposido Glenmark
    Glenmark, Argentina
  • Etoposido Kampar
    Kampar, Chile
  • Etoposido Microsules
    Microsules, Argentina
  • Etoposido Pfizer
    Pfizer, Chile
  • Etoposido Smaller
    Smaller, Spain
  • Etoposido Teva
    Teva, Spain
  • Etoposido Tevagen
    Teva, Spain
  • Etoposido Varifarma
    Varifarma, Argentina
  • Etoposido
    ASTA Medica, Brazil; Biocrom, Peru; Biosintética, Brazil; GP-Pharm, Peru; Pfizer, Peru; Pharmacia & Upjohn Ltda., Brazil; Servycal, Peru; World Pharma, Peru
  • Etoposid-Teva
    Med, Turkey; TEVA, Russian Federation
  • Etoposidum-Limin
    Limin Pharmaceutical, China
  • Etopul
    Korea United Pharm, Georgia; Korea United Pharma, Philippines; Meizler, Brazil; Novell, Indonesia
  • Etosid
    Cipla, Bulgaria; Cipla, India; Koçak, Turkey; Pharmaceutical, Venezuela
  • Etposide Sandoz
    Sandoz, Japan
  • Euvaxon
    Tuteur, Argentina
  • Fytop
    Alkem, India
  • Fytosid
    Biogalenic, Venezuela; Dabur, Myanmar; Dabur, Russian Federation; Dabur Pharma, Thailand; Farmar, Turkey; Fresenius, Philippines; Fresenius, Taiwan; Fresenius Kabi, Georgia
  • Lastet
    Cancernova, Germany; Dong-A, South Korea; Euro Nippon Kayaku, Czech Republic; Main Luck Pharmaceutical, China; Nippon Kayaku, Bulgaria; Nippon Kayaku, Georgia; Nippon Kayaku, Hungary; Nippon Kayaku, Japan; Nippon Kayaku, Lithuania; Nippon Kayaku, Latvia; Nippon Kayaku, Malaysia; Nippon Kayaku, Oman; Nippon Kayaku, Serbia; Nippon Kayaku, Singapore; Nippon Kayaku, Thailand; Nippon Kayaku, Taiwan; Onko-Koçsel, Turkey; Refasa, Peru
  • Lastet S
    Dong-A, South Korea; Nippon Kayaku, Japan
  • Neoplaxol
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Neoposid
    NeoCorp, Germany
  • Oncopósido
    Biotoscana, Peru
  • P&U Etoposide
    Pfizer, South Africa
  • Percas
    Ivax, Argentina
  • Posid
    Cadila, India
  • Posyd
    Combiphar, Indonesia; Pharmachemie, Indonesia
  • Riboposid
    Ribosepharm, Germany
  • Sintopozid
    Actavis, Hungary; Actavis, Romania; Actavis, Tunisia; S.C. Sindan, Serbia; Sindan, Georgia; Sindan, Poland
  • Toposin
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Vepesid
    Bristol Myers Squibb, Spain; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Argentina; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Austria; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Australia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Belgium; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bulgaria; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canada; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Switzerland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, China; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Czech Republic; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Denmark; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United Kingdom; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Georgia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Greece; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hong Kong; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hungary; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ireland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Italy; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Japan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lithuania; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Luxembourg; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Netherlands; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Norway; Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Zealand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Poland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Portugal; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Romania; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Serbia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Russian Federation; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sweden; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Slovenia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Slovakia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Thailand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Turkey; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Corden Pharma, Estonia; Medicem, Malta; P & D, Malta; PharmaSwiss, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Vepesid K
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Germany
  • Vépéside
    Novartis, Tunisia
  • VP-Gen
    Bioprofarma, Argentina
  • Wei Ke
    Hengrui, China
  • Etopofos
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Denmark; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sweden
  • Etopophos
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, United Arab Emirates; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Australia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bulgaria; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bahrain; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Switzerland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, China; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Germany; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Egypt; Bristol-Myers Squibb, France; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United Kingdom; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Iraq; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Iran; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Jordan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Kuwait; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lebanon; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Luxembourg; Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Zealand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Qatar; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Saudi Arabia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Syria; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Yemen
  • Nexvep
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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