epirubicin

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epirubicin

 [ep″e-roo´bĭ-sin]
an antitumor antibiotic of the anthracycline group, having the same actions as doxorubicin but a lower toxicity; administered intravenously in the treatment of carcinoma of the breast, ovary, stomach, colon, and rectum, as well as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

epirubicin

A CYTOTOXIC anti-cancer drug. A brand name is Pharmorubicin.
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