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an antitumor antibiotic of the anthracycline family, produced by a strain of Streptomyces coeruleorubidus and having antimitotic, cytotoxic, and immunosuppressive effects. As the hydrochloride salt it is administered intravenously in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia. As a liposome-encapsulated preparation of the citrate salt, it is administered intravenously in the treatment of advanced Kaposi's sarcoma associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
An antineoplastic antibiotic of the rhodomycin group, obtained from Streptomyces peucetius.
daunorubicinOncology An antineoplastic antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces spp, effective against ALL and AML, and used for other CAs Toxicity Dose-related BM suppression, mucositis, alopecia, severe local reaction with extravasation
An antibiotic used as an antineoplastic; similar to doxorubicin in antitumor activity and in exhibiting cumulative cardiotoxicity.
daunorubicinAn antibiotic drug used in the consolidation phase of the treatment of acute leukaemia. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Cerubidin and Daunoxome.
An anti neoplastic antibiotic of the rhodomycin group, obtained from Streptomyces peucetius.