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Liposomal Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Definition)

Doxorubicin hydrochloride liposomal is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...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?

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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Can adriamycin (chemo) cause neuropathy?

Can adriamycin (chemo) cause neuropathy?

Yes: Doxorubicin (adriamycin) can indeed cause nerve damage, but not always the typical 'peripheral neuropathy' seen with other chemotherapy drugs. It affects the myelin sheath of nerve and ganglia and can cause 'ganglionopathy'. Symptoms include numbness/tingling in both the arms/hands and legs/feet (not just the feet). Other drugs given alongside adriamycin can add to the risk. ...Read more

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Which is the better adriamycin or ifosfamide for synovial sarcoma?

Which is the better adriamycin or ifosfamide for synovial sarcoma?

Usually combined: These 2 chemotherapy drugs are usually combined in treatment of synovial sarcoma. I am not sure that one is better than the other. A study in the 1990s showed that the combination was better than doxorubicin alone. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how adriamycin work in the cell?

Cytotoxic agent: It is a DNA intercalator, inhibits Topoisomerase enzymes and also chelates iron,thus producing free radicals which cause cytotoxic cell death ...Read more

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What is Adriamycin used for?

Adriamycin: Adriamycin is a medication used for the treatment of cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Definition)

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Adriamycin (Definition)

Adriamycin is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...Read more