Idamycin

1 What is Idamycin?

Generic: Idarubicin

Idamycin is an injectable drug for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults. This drug is available as a 20 mg single dose vial for injection.

Instructions:

You should read the product information leaflet before using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication should be given by a health care professional. Your dosage is based on your medical condition and the way you will respond to treatment.

You should read the product information leaflet before using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication should be given by a health care professional. Your dosage is based on your medical condition and the way you will respond to treatment.

Interactions:

Idarubicin may interact with medications such as other anti-cancer drugs, especially anthracyclines such as doxorubicin.

Side Effects:

There are no side effects known aside from a possible allergic reaction in people who have previous or unknown hypersensitivity to the drug.

Watch out for signs of allergic reactions such as:

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling

Warnings:

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have the following:

  • Allergy to idarubicinor to other anthracyclines such as doxorubicin
  • Blood or bleeding disorders
  • Gout
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Radiation treatment especially to chest area
  • Pregnancy or lactation
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