Daunorubicin and Doxorubicin

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Your child needs to take the medicine called daunorubicin (say: daw-no-ROO-bi-sin) or doxorubicin (say: doks-oh-ROO-bi-sin). This information sheet explains what daunorubicin and doxorubicin do, how to give them, and what side effects, or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about daunorubicin and doxorubicin and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about daunorubicin and doxorubicin, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: February 26th 2010