DOXIL® (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection) is indicated for certain types of the time the drug is in the body; DOXIL® has more time to reach the tumor tissue, . No formal drug interaction studies have been conducted with DOXIL. Close. 8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS. Doxil 50 mg/25 ml vial: xx. *Generic available from various manufacturers. VII. References. 1. Doxil [package insert]. Bedford, OH.

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Doxorubicin liposomal is an anti-cancer “antineoplastic” or “cytotoxic” chemotherapy drug. However, in some cases, these reactions may be serious and sometimes life-threatening and may be fatal. The scheduling of chemotherapy is set based on the type of cells, rate at which they divide, and the time at which a given drug is likely to be effective.

Inserr, I am not. The cell cycle goes from the resting phase, through active growing phases, and then to mitosis division.

There is a slight risk of developing a blood cancer such as leukemia years inseet taking drugs similar to doxorubicin liposomal. Instead, for the most current information, please refer to your preferred pharmacopeias such as MicromedexLexicompUpToDate courtesy of Lexicompor the prescribing information. Our Privacy Policy is located at Doxil.

For conciseness and simplicity, HemOnc. Infusion reactions may also occur during administration. The material on site is intended only as informational or as an educational aid and it is not intended to be taken as medical advice. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Navigation menu Personal tools Create account Log in. For most patients, these reactions have resolved within several hours to a day once the infusion is stopped, or for some patients with slowing of the infusion rate.


For information about the 4th Angel Mentoring Program visit www. A serious soxil uncommon side effect of doxorubicin – parent drug to doxorubicin liposomal – can be interference with the pumping action of the heart. Exact mechanism of release of the active drug contained within the liposome is not understood.

You can receive only up to a certain amount of the parent drug, doxorubicin, during your lifetime.

Doxorubicin Liposomal

In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade pacckage doxil when referring to the generic drug name doxorubicin liposomal. The “normal” cells will grow back and be healthy but in the meantime, side effects occur. In certain cases, this reaction can be more severe leading to serious infections, interfering with walking and other daily activities.

We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The faster the cells are dividing, the more likely it is that chemotherapy will kill the cells, causing the tumor to shrink.

Doxorubicin Liposomal – Drug Information – Chemocare

Please inform your doctor about your history of allergic reactions to medications or other substances. A baseline heart evaluation is recommended before starting treatment, and a heart function test will be done as your doctor prescribes.


These drugs act during multiple phases of the cell cycle and are considered cell-cycle specific. The process of cell division, whether normal or cancerous cells, is through the cell cycle. This is why chemotherapy is typically given in cycles. This “lifetime maximum lnsert may be lower if you have heart disease risk factors such as radiation to the chest, advancing age, and use of other heart-toxic drugs.

Drugs Intravenous medications Irritant chemotherapy Liposomal chemotherapy Pegylated medications Anthracyclines Topoisomerase inhibitors Breast cancer medications Burkitt lymphoma medications Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma medications Esophageal cancer medications Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis medications HIV-associated lymphoma medications Hodgkin lymphoma medications Multiple myeloma medications Ovarian cancer medications Plasma cell leukemia medications Endometrial cancer medications Vascular sarcoma medications FDA approved in Doxorubicin is classified as an antitumor antibiotic.

If a drug soxil been approved for one use, physicians sometimes elect to use this same drug for other problems if they believe it might be helpful. Unfortunately, chemotherapy does not know the difference between the cancerous cells pckage the normal cells. Infusion-related side effects ibsert which may occur during the actual treatment include: These side effects are less common, meaning they occur in percent of patients receiving doxorubicin liposomal: