doxorubicin hydrochloride liposome

A form of the anticancer drug doxorubicin that may have fewer side effects and work better than doxorubicin. Doxorubicin hydrochloride liposome is used to treat ovarian cancer, AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma, and multiple myeloma in patients whose disease has not gotten better after treatment with other anticancer drugs. It may be used together with other anticancer drugs. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Doxorubicin hydrochloride liposome is a type of anthracycline antitumor antibiotic. Also called Doxil, Evacet, Dox-SL, and LipoDox.

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  • Doxorubicin — Systematic (IUPAC) name (7S,9S) 7 [(2R,4S,5S,6S) 4 amino 5 hydroxy 6 methyloxan 2 yl]oxy 6,9,11 trihydroxy 9 (2 hydroxyacetyl) 4 methoxy 8,10 dihydro 7H tetracene 5,12 dione Clinical data …   Wikipedia

  • doxorubicin — An antineoplastic antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces peucetius; also used in cytogenetics to produce Q type chromosome bands. SYN: adriamycin. * * * doxo·ru·bi·cin .däk sə rü bə sən n an anthracycline antibiotic with broad antineoplastic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Docetaxel — [1] Docetaxel Systematic (IUPAC) name 1,7β,10β trihydroxy 9 oxo 5β,20 epoxytax 11 ene 2α,4,13α triyl 4 acetate 2 benzoate 13 {(2R,3S) 3 [(tert butoxycarbonyl)amino] 2 hydroxy …   Wikipedia

  • Dox-SL — A form of the anticancer drug doxorubicin that may have fewer side effects and work better than doxorubicin. Dox SL is used to treat ovarian cancer, AIDS related Kaposi sarcoma, and multiple myeloma in patients whose disease has not gotten better …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Doxil — A form of the anticancer drug doxorubicin that may have fewer side effects and work better than doxorubicin. Doxil is used to treat ovarian cancer, AIDS related Kaposi sarcoma, and multiple myeloma in patients whose disease has not gotten better… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Evacet — A form of the anticancer drug doxorubicin that may have fewer side effects and work better than doxorubicin. Evacet is used to treat ovarian cancer, AIDS related Kaposi sarcoma, and multiple myeloma in patients whose disease has not gotten better …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • LipoDox — A form of the anticancer drug doxorubicin that may have fewer side effects and work better than doxorubicin. LipoDox is used to treat ovarian cancer, AIDS related Kaposi sarcoma, and multiple myeloma in patients whose disease has not gotten… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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