Antibiotics/Antineoplastics

Doxil (doxorubicin liposomal)

A pegylated (polyethylene glycol coated) liposome-encapsulated form of doxorubicin, sold as Doxil. It was developed to treat Kaposi's sarcoma, an AIDS-related cancer that causes lesions to grow under the skin, in the lining of the mouth, nose and throat, or in other organs... Wikipedia

 

 

Manufacturer's Website: Doxil                                                                                                                                            Average retail cost: $2,800/vial

Ellence (epirubicin)

Epirubicin is an anthracycline drug used for chemotherapy. It can be used in combination with other medications to treat breast cancer in patients who have had surgery to remove the tumor. It is marketed by Pfizer under the trade name Ellence in the US and Pharmorubicin or Epirubicin Ebewe elsewhere.... Wikipedia

 

 

Manufacturer's Website: Ellence                                                                                                                                           Average retail cost: *

 

* This prescription is provided by your healthcare provider. It cannot be filled in a pharmacy and may be expensive.

Valstar (valrubicin)

Valrubicin (N-trifluoroacetyladriamycin-14-valerate, trade name Valstar) is a chemotherapy drug used to treat bladder cancer. Valrubicin is a semisynthetic analog of the anthracycline doxorubicin, and is administered by infusion directly into the bladder... Wikipedia

 

 

Manufacturer's Website: Valstar                                                                                                                                          Average retail cost: *

 

* This prescription is provided by your healthcare provider. It cannot be filled in a pharmacy and may be expensive.

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