More Details on Liposomal Doxorubicin

Overdose Information

People who are given too much liposomal doxorubicin may develop severe mouth or digestive tract sores and low blood counts. It is unlikely (though not impossible) for a person to overdose on this medication, as it is given by a healthcare provider.
 
(Click Doxil Overdose to learn more.)
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Liposomal Doxorubicin?

If you miss a dose of liposomal doxorubicin, contact your healthcare provider to set up an appointment as soon as possible.
 

How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Unopened liposomal doxorubicin vials should be stored under refrigeration. After the medicine is diluted, it should be kept under refrigeration for up to 24 hours. Because the vials contain no preservatives, any medication left over must be discarded, instead of being saved for the next dose or the next patient.
 

Can I Buy Generic Liposomal Doxorubicin?

Currently, this medication is available in generic form (see Generic Doxil for more information).
 

Who Makes Liposomal Doxorubicin?

This medication is made by Ben Venue Laboratories, Inc., for Ortho Biotech Products.
 

Available Strengths

Liposomal doxorubicin comes in one concentration (2 mg per mL) and is available in 10- and 25-mL single-use vials. The medicine must be carefully diluted before use.
 
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Liposomal Doxorubicin Information

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