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Doxorubicin

Also known as Adriamycin and Rubex

Doxorubicin INN is a drug used in cancer chemotherapy. It is an anthracycline antibiotic, closely related to the natural product daunomycin, and like all anthracyclines, it works by intercalating DNA, with the most serious adverse effect being life-threatening heart damage. It is commonly used in the treatment of a wide range of cancers, including hematological malignancies, many types of carcinoma, and soft tissue sarcomas.

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Estimated Total Cost: $113.88 for an average of 21 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed doxorubicin to treat breast cancer, lymphoma, metastatic cancer, and ovarian cancer.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take doxorubicin if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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