Doxorubicin injection is anti-cancer liquid injectable medication that belongs to a class of medication known as anthracyclines. This medication works by slowing down or stopping the growth of cancer cells by interfering with their DNA. The doxorubicin is the active ingredient in this medication, and its molecules are coated in liposome that protects the body and enables the active ingredient to remain in the blood circulation for a longer period. This allows to deliver more drug to the cancer cells with minimal side effects.
Doxorubicin Injection Working and Mechanism of Action
This anti-cancer medication damages the DNA of cancer cells to stop them from further growing and multiplying.
Doxorubicin Injection Side Effects
- Loss of appetite
- Low blood platelets