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Doxorubicin

Contributor(s): William Brewer Jr

Introduction

Name

  • Doxorubicin.

Class of drug

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Digoxin
  • Reduction in serum digoxin Digoxin levels.

Barbiturate

  • Increases plasma clearance of doxorubicin.
Cyclophosphamide
  • Increases risk of cardiotoxicity.

Heparin

  • Forms precipitate with doxorubicin.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Fischer D S, Knobf M Tet al(2003)The Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook.6th edn. Philadelphia, PA, Mosby. pp 109-111.
  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Fraizier D L & Hahn K A (1995)Commonly Used Drugs.In: Hahn K A & Richardson R C (eds)Cancer Chemotherapy A Veterinary Handbook. Philadelphia, PA. Williams & Wilkins. pp 102-103.

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