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Adriamycin

Doxorubicin Hcl
Doxorubicin is used to treat different types of cancers that affect the breast, bladder, kidneys, ovaries, thyroid, stomach, lungs, bones, nerve tissues, joints, and soft tissues. Doxorubicin is also used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and certain types of leukemia. Doxorubicin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Doxorubicin Hcl
DRUG TYPE
Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have severe liver disease, severe heart problems, very low blood cell counts caused by prior chemotherapy, or if you recently had a heart attack.

Doxorubicin can weaken your immune system. Your blood may need to be tested often. Tell your doctor if you have unusual bruising or bleeding, or signs of infection (fever, chills, body aches).

Doxorubicin may cause dangerous effects on your heart. Call your doctor at once if you feel very weak or tired, or have fast heartbeats, shortness of breath (even with mild exertion), or swelling in your ankles or feet.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Adriamycin Vial 50 Mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Doxorubicin Hcl Vial 10 Mg/5 Ml
DOXOrubicin Hydrochloride Vial 10 Mg/5 Ml50 Mg/25Ml50 Mg2 Mg/Ml20 Mg/10Ml10 Mg

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