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Daunomycin (Daunorubicin) Drug Price and Information

Daunomycin is a chemotherapeutic agent, prescribed for acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphocytic leukemia. Daunomycin slows the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.  

Daunomycin

  Injection
Pharmacia India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Daunorubicin
 431.00
20mg
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    Drug information on Daunomycin (Daunorubicin) from Pharmacia India Pvt. Ltd.

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    Drug Name : Daunorubicin

    Daunorubicin(Cerubidine) generic Daunomycin is a chemotherapeutic agent, prescribed for acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphocytic leukemia. Daunomycin slows the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.
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    Trade Names for Daunorubicin

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    International : 

    Cerubidine, DaunoXome
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    Medical condition(s) for which Daunomycin may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    IV- Adult- The recommended dose is 60 – 75mg/m2/day BSA (body surface area), every 3 weeks.

    Side effects of Daunomycin

    Skin : Rash, skin inflammation and hives.

    Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain.

    Local : Cell death and painful induration.

    Miscellaneous : Fever, chills and rarely allergic reactions.

    How to use Daunomycin?

    It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

    When Should Daunomycin not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with heart disease and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Daunomycin

    Caution should be exercised in patients with heart, kidney or liver disease, bone marrow depression, gout, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Patient may develop with increased risk of heart disease (myocardial toxicity), bone marrow depression and secondary malignancy (cancer); if it is so consult with your doctor immediately.

    It may reduce platelet counts, which leads to bleeding; avoid injury or bruising.

    Monitor complete blood cell counts, heart, liver and kidney functions regularly while taking this medication.

    Avoid contact with people with infections.

    Other Precautions for Daunomycin

    Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages.
    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Daunomycin

    Injection: Store it in refrigerator (2-8°C). Do not freeze.
    Powder for injection: Store it at controlled room temperature (15-25°C).


    Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.



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