Idarubicin Hydrochloride (Ebewe) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) idarubicin. On this page you will find out more about Idarubicin Hydrochloride (Ebewe), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: idarubicin
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Idarubicin Hydrochloride (Ebewe) 20 mg/20 mL concentrated injection, 5 x 20 mL vials
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What this medicine is for
Idarubicin Ebewe 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 Ebewe may be used in combination chemotherapy regimens involving other cytotoxic agents.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Idarubicin Ebewe is a clear, red-orange solution supplied in a clear glass,vial with a fluoropolymer coated halobutyl rubber stopper.|
|Dosage Form||Injection, concentrated|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
20mg/20mL in a 20mL vial x 1: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Do not Refrigerate,Protect from Light,Refrigerate|
|Life time||24 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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