cytotoxic antibiotics

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cytotoxic antibiotics

Antibiotic drugs used to treat cancer. These drugs are, in general, unsuitable for treating bacterial infections. Examples are doxorubicin (Caelyx), daunorubicin (Cerubidin), dactinomycin (Cosmegen Lyovax), epirubicin (Pharmorubicin) and idarubicin (Zavedos).
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The bleomycin sulphate formulation used was Blenoxane (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bedfordview, South Africa), which is a mixture of glycopeptides containing approximately 69% bleomycin [A.