Idarubicin

Prescription Required



  • Manufactured by: Jan Aushadhi
  • Storage: Store at room temperature


Idarubicin Information



Idarubicin Benefits & Uses

Idarubicin is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Idarubicin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Blood Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Special Instructions: Dose may be given up to 30 mg/m2 orally
Geriatric
  • Disease: Blood Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Special Instructions: Dose may be given up to 30 mg/m2 orally


Idarubicin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Idarubicin is used -

Severe

  • Nausea or vomiting

Moderate

Mild

Unknown

  • Injection Site Allergic Reaction

Idarubicin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Idarubicin safe for pregnant women?


    Idarubicin should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Idarubicin safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Idarubicin. It should only be taken after medical advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Idarubicin on the Kidneys?


    Very few cases of side effects of Idarubicin on kidney have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Idarubicin on the Liver?


    Idarubicin may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Idarubicin on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Idarubicin on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Idarubicin with Other Drugs

Idarubicin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Idarubicin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Idarubicin unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Idarubicin

  • Is this Idarubicin habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Idarubicin is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Idarubicin you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Idarubicin only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Idarubicin in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Idarubicin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Idarubicin


    Taking Idarubicin with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Idarubicin


    Information about the interaction of Idarubicin and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Idamycin PFS® (idarubicin hydrochloride)



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