Tag: Daunorubicin

Vyxeos liposomal – Daunorubicin and cytarabine uses, dose and side effects

Vyxeos liposomal belongs to a group of medicines called antineoplastic and are used in cancer. It contains two active substances called daunorubicin and cytarabine, in the form of very small particles called liposomes . These active substances work in different ways to kill cancer cells by preventing them from growing and dividing. By packing them in liposomes , their effect in the body is extended and makes it easier to penetrate and kill cancer cells.

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Cerubidin – Daunorubicin uses, dose and side effects

Cerubidin is a medicine used to treat leukemia (cancer of the blood). Drugs used to treat cancer are often called chemotherapy drugs and Cerubidin belongs to a group of chemotherapy drugs called anthracyclines. These work by disrupting the growth of cancer cells.

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