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ZUBIDOX 10 MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 200 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for ZUBIDOX

Doxorubicin (Plain)(10 mg)

food interaction for ZUBIDOX

alcohol interaction for ZUBIDOX

pregnancy interaction for ZUBIDOX

lactation interaction for ZUBIDOX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zubidox 10 mg injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Zubidox 10 mg injection with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zubidox 10 mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Zubidox 10 mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ZUBIDOX

Doxorubicin (Plain)(10 mg)

Uses

Zubidox 10 mg injection is used in the treatment of blood cancer.

How it works

Doxorubicin is anti-cancer or antineoplastic chemotherapy drug that belongs to a class of medication called anthracyclines. It slows down or stops the growth of cancer cells by interfering with DNA of the cancer cell.

Common side effects

Nausea, Bone-marrow suppression, Cardiomyopathy, Ecg changes, Loss of appetite, Inflammation of the moist tissue that lines several parts of the body, Septicemia, Stomatitis, Vomiting, Sepsis, Hair loss, Free haemoglobin in urine, Chemical cystitis, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for ZUBIDOX

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    Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 42.86/ML of injection
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  • ADRIAMYCIN 10MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Pfizer Ltd
    Rs. 221.61/injection
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    Rs. 221.61
    pay 11% more per injection
  • DUXOCIN 10MG INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 19.09/ML of injection
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    Rs. 190.94
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  • LYPHIDOX 10MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 198.91/injection
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    Rs. 198.91
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  • DOXORUBICIN 10MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 116.66/injection
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    Rs. 116.66
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Expert advice for ZUBIDOX

  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart problems or low production of blood cells from the bone marrow.
  • Inform your doctor if you have received doxorubicin or any other anthracycline as anti-cancer therapy or radiation to the upper body.
  • You may need to perform blood count, heart/kidney/liver function tests before therapy.
  • Take precaution while taking doxorubicin as you may develop infection and bleeding episodes.
  • This therapy may cause damage to heart muscle or heart failure, the risk is more if radiation was used as treatment before for upper body.
  • Doxorubicin therapy causes high levels of uric acid in blood, also urine may turn red on therapy and this is not a sign of any damage. 
  • Live or attenuated vaccines (like polio, malaria) should not be taken during therapy and contact with persons who receive them must be avoided.
  • Women who are planning to become pregnant should be counselled about the toxic effect of this drug on babies. They should use two effective methods of contraception while on this therapy and 6 months after stopping it.
  • Men who are going to use this therapy should not father a child while on this therapy and 6 months post it. They should also seek guidance and counselling on sperm conservation before taking this therapy.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as doxorubicin may cause nausea and vomiting.

Frequently asked questions for ZUBIDOX

Doxorubicin (Plain)

Q.How does doxorubicin work?
Doxorubicin is anti-cancer or antineoplastic chemotherapy drug that belongs to a class of medication called anthracyclines. It slows down or stops the growth of cancer cells by interfering with DNA of the cancer cell

Q.Is doxorubicin a vesicant?
Yes doxorubicin is a vesicant (irritant).

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Content on this page was last updated on 19 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)