Drug Information for Idamycin idarubicin hydrochloride for injection, USP (Pharmacia and Upjohn Co.): DESCRIPTION

  • IDAMYCIN® (idarubicin hydrochloride for injection, USP) is a sterile, semi-synthetic antineoplastic anthracycline for intravenous use. Chemically, idarubicin hydrochloride is 5,12-Naphthacenedione, 9-acetyl-7-[(3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-α-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl) oxy]-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,9,11-trihydroxyhydrochloride, (7S-cis). The structural formula is as follows:

    IDAMYCIN, a sterile lyophilized powder for reconstitution and intravenous administration, is available in a 20 mg single use only vial.

    Each 20 mg vial contains 20 mg Idarubicin Hydrochloride, USP and 200 mg of Lactose NF (hydrous) as an orange-red, lyophilized powder.

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