Active ingredients: idarubicin
What it is used for
IDARUBICIN TEVA is indicated for use in acute myelogenous leukaemia (AML) in adults for remission induction in untreated patients or for remission induction in relapsed or refractory patients. Idarubicin Aspen may be used in combination chemotherapy regimens involving other cytotoxic agents.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous Infusion
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Protect from Light
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
orange-red coloured solution in a glass vial
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient idarubicin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.