For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
50 - 90 mg per m² of body surface area (BSA)
From 50 To 90 mg per m² of body surface area (BSA) once every 21 day(s)
The following doses of epirubicin are commonly used in monotherapy and combination chemotherapy, as shown:
|Epirubicin Dose (mg/m²)a|
|Cancer Indication||Monotherapy||Combination Therapy|
a Doses generally given Day 1 or Day 1, 2 and 3 at 21-day intervals
For high dose treatment, epirubicin may be given as an intravenous bolus over 3-5 minutes or as an infusion of up to 30 minutes duration.
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