Adriamycin (doxorubicin) make you sterile?

It can. It can- but that will depend on the cumulative dose given, your age when receiving the treatment, whether you also received other kind of therapy? Radiation etc. Please discuss your situation with your oncologist.

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What side effects are associated with Adriamycin (doxorubicin)?

Tell us more about y. Please give us some background about your question. Adriamycin is a very effective drug and is widely used in oncology. It does have some serious side effects but they can be manged quite well except for Hair loss. It can cause nausea and vomiting(but it can be easily controlled with anti-nausea medication. It can also affect the heart but your oncologist will take due precuations. Read more...

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

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...
Anthracyclines.... All carry with their use risks for secondary malignancy, particularly acute myeloid leukemia. Likewise, there is a risk of myocardial damage, and this risk increases with cumulative dose (in doxorubicin equivalents). Infertility is also a risk, where risk also increases with dose. Because of these significant, long term adverse events, we monitor cumulative anthracycline dose and limit exposure. Read more...

Who should not take Adriamycin (doxorubicin)?

Adriamycin (doxorubicin) “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...

Can you tell me how adriamycin (doxorubicin) 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...