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Drug information on Daunoside (Daunorubicin) from Chandra Bhagat Pharma Pvt. Ltd.


Chandra Bhagat Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Daunorubicin
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Medical Condition(s) for which Daunoside may be prescribed

Side effects of Daunoside

   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.

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.

How to use Daunoside?

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

When is Daunoside not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with heart disease and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Daunoside

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 Daunoside

Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Daunoside

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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