ADRIAMYCIN

Found in: Australia Singapore United States

Active ingredients

UNII: 82F2G7BL4E - DOXORUBICIN HYDROCHLORIDE

Doxorubicin is a cytotoxic anthracycline antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces peucetius var. caesius. The exact mechanism of the antitumour activity of doxorubicin is not known. It is generally believed that inhibition of DNA, RNA and protein synthesis is responsible for the majority of the cytotoxic effects.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Doxorubicin
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L01 Antineoplastic agents → L01D Cytotoxic antibiotics and related substances → L01DB Anthracyclines and related substances

Product monographs

Monograph
Type
Country

Identifiers

Authority
Identifier(s)
FDA, National Drug Code (US)
Identifier(s): 0143-9275, 0143-9277, 0143-9369, 0143-9370, 0143-9371, 0143-9372, 0143-9546, 0143-9547, 0143-9548, 0143-9549
Health Sciences Authority (SG)
Identifier(s): 10566P
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (AU)
Identifier(s): 4361M, 7229L