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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Overview)

Doxorubicin hydrochloride is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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Does anyone know about the long term side effects from adriamycin?

Does anyone know about the long term side effects from adriamycin?

Possible AE's: May include infertility, heart dysfunction, bone marrow insuficiency, a second malignancy ( leukemia) - which may develop years after treatment has ended. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Overview)

Doxorubicin hydrochloride is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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How can adriamycin (used to treat cancer) be fatal?

How can adriamycin (used to treat cancer) be fatal?

Heart damage: Adriamycan can cause damage to the heart tissue. It also lowers blood counts which can lead to life threatening infections. Your oncologist can explain how to prevent these problems. ...Read more

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Adriamycin cyclophosphamide is toxic to what besides heart?

Adriamycin cyclophosphamide is toxic to what besides heart?

Many: Side effects of this chemotherapy combination include fatigue, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, finger and toe nail changes, low blood counts. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of doxorubicin?

What is the side effect of doxorubicin?

Several effects: Doxorubicin is a powerful medication used in chemotherapy to treat cancer. Like many chemotherapy drugs, it causes side effects including hair loss. The dose has to be managed carefully to avoid damage to the heart. If you have cancer that requires this medication, your doctor will discuss the risks and benefits in more detail. No one is given this medication unless it's really needed. ...Read more

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How effective is doxorubicin (Adriamycin) for treating lung cancer?

Adriamycin: Adriamycin is beneficial in treatment of a number of types of cancer including lung cancer. ...Read more

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Can you mix streptozocin, 5-FU (fluorouracil), and doxorubicin (adriamycin)?

Yes it can be done: These 3 drugs have been use din combination in the past. Not a great combination in general but it can be done. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about the long term side effects from adriamycin?

Possible AE's: May include infertility, heart dysfunction, bone marrow insuficiency, a second malignancy ( leukemia) - which may develop years after treatment has ended. ...Read more

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Who should not take Adriamycin?

Adriamycin: “Doxorubicin HCl is contraindicated in patients with: Severe myocardial insufficiency, Recent (occurring within the past 4–6 weeks) myocardial infarction, Severe persistent drug-induced myelosuppression, Severe hepatic impairment (defined as Child Pugh Class C or serum bilirubin level greater than 5 mg/dL) & Severe hypersensitivity reaction to Doxorubicin HCl including anaphylaxis/” See: ...Read more

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