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(eye da ROO bi sin)

Brand Names: US

  • Idamycin PFS

Therapeutic Category

  • Antineoplastic Agent, Anthracycline
  • Antineoplastic Agent, Topoisomerase II Inhibitor

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

IDArubicin may be confused with DAUNOrubicin, daunorubicin/cytarabine, DOXOrubicin, epiRUBicin, idaruCIZUmab, idelalisib, valrubicin

Idamycin PFS may be confused with Adriamycin

High alert medication:

This medication is in a class the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) includes among its list of drug classes which have a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error.

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