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Generic Name
Epirubicin hydrochloride
Trade Name
Farmorubicin
Manufacturer
Pharmacia & Upjhon
Risk Category
D
  • Positive evidence of human fetal risk exists.
  • Potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks (e.g. life threatening situations or serious illness).
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • antineoplastic agent, cytotoxic antibiotic structurally related to doxorubicin.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • May cuase maternal myelosuppression, cardiotoxicity, reversible alopecia.
  • Carcinogenic and mutagenic in animals.
  • Should be avoided in pregnancy.
  • Occupational exposure of pregnant women to antineoplastic agents presents risk to the fetus including fetal loss and malformations.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Contraindicated in lactation.
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