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Drug information on Ceprucin-10 (Epirubicin) from Health Biotech Pvt Ltd


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Generic : Epirubicin

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Epirubicin(Ellence) generic Ceprucin-10 is an anthracycline, prescribed for certain types of breast cancer. It works by killing cancer cells.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Ceprucin-10 may be prescribed

Side effects of Ceprucin-10

   Blood : Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

   Genitourinary : Absence of menstrual period and hot flashes.

   Body as a Whole : Weakness and fever.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea/vomiting, diarrhea and loss of appetite.

   Eye : Eye inflammation.

   Skin : Hair loss, rash, itching and changes in skin color.

  Heart: Fast or slow heart rate, AV block, bundle branch block and blood clot events.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

IV- The recommended starting dose is 100 to 120 mg/m².

How to use Ceprucin-10?

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

When is Ceprucin-10 not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe liver disease, heart disease, decreased blood counts, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Ceprucin-10

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, kidney, or heart problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may reduce platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising.

• It is not recommended in children.

• Avoid contact with people who have infections.

Other Precautions for Ceprucin-10

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Ceprucin-10

Store it in refrigerator (2° - 8°C). Do not freeze. Protect from light. Discard unused portion.

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