An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antitumor antibiotics. Also called 4-demethoxydaunorubicin.

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... IDARUBICIN (Idamycin®) is a type of chemotherapy used for treating leukemia, lymphoma, and other diseases of the bone marrow. It has also been used to treat breast cancer. Idarubicin interferes with the growth of rapidly growing cells, like cancer cells, and eventually causes cell death. Idarubicin is used alone or in combination with other chemotherapy agents. Generic idarubicin injection is available. ...
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Idarubicin Systematic (IUPAC) name 9-acetyl-7-( 4-amino-5-hydroxy ...
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