Adriamycin Doxorubicin 50 mg Injection
WHAT IS ADRIAMYCIN 50 MG INJECTION ?
Adriamycin 50 mg is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. It is classified as an antitumor antibiotic.
WHAT IS THE USE OF ADRIAMYCIN 50 MG INJECTION ?
Doxorubicin is used to treat different types of cancers that affect the breast, bladder, ovary, thyroid, stomach, lungs, bones, nerve tissues, muscles, joints, and soft tissues. Doxorubicin is also used to treat Hodgkin's disease and certain types of leukemia.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF ADRIAMYCIN 50 MG INJECTION ?
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
pain, blisters, or skin sores where the injection was given; missed menstrual periods; easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin; low white blood cell counts--fever, swollen gums, painful mouth sores, pain when swallowing, skin sores, cold or flu symptoms, cough, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION OF ADRIAMYCIN 50 MG INJECTION ?
- Tell your doctor about all other cancer medicines or radiation treatments you have received in the past.
- Do not use doxorubicin if you are pregnant.
- Doxorubicin can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby.