Farmorubicin 50mg Injection 25ml

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Farmorubicin 50 MG Description

Farmorubicin Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It contains epirubicin as the active substance. Farmorubicin Injection is used to treat breast cancer, gastric cancer, advanced ovarian cancer, and...
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ContainsEpirubicin(50.0 Mg)
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
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Uses of Farmorubicin 50 MG

  • Farmorubicin Injection is used in the treatment of cancer of the breast, gastric cancer, advanced ovarian cancer, and small cell lung cancer.
  • It is also used to help prevent bladder cancer reoccurrence after surgery.

Contraindications of Farmorubicin 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to epirubicin, other anthracyclines/ anthracenedione, or any other ingredient of Farmorubicin Injection.
  • If you have a reduced number of blood cells caused by previous treatment with either other anti-cancer agents or radiotherapy.
  • If you have been treated with the maximum amount of medicine or radiation given to a patient over time of other anthracyclines such as doxorubicin or daunorubicin. If you are not sure what these medic...
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  • If you have or had heart disorders (like NYHA class IV heart failure, acute heart attack, previous death of tissue resulting from a failure of blood supply, acute inflammatory heart diseases, or irreg...
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  • If you have any infection affecting the entire body.
  • If you have liver problems.
  • If you have mucositis (soreness and inflammation) of the mouth, pharynx, food pipe, and gastrointestinal tract.
  • If you are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Farmorubicin 50 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Farmorubicin 50 MG


Can I take Farmorubicin 50mg Injection 25ml during pregnancy?
Farmorubicin Injection should not be used in pregnant women or in women who are capable of becoming pregnant unless recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Farmorubicin 50mg Injection 25ml while breastfeeding?
Farmorubicin Injection is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.


Can I drive if I have consumed Farmorubicin 50mg Injection 25ml?
There is limited information on the effect of Farmorubicin Injection on driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Farmorubicin 50mg Injection 25ml?
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Farmorubicin Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver, kidney, or heart disorders.
  • You have any kind of infection in the body.
  • You have an inflamed and sore mouth/gut, or reduced blood cells.
  • You experience abnormal heart rhythms with a rapid heartbeat after using this medicine.
  • You develop signs and symptoms of congestive heart failure (CHF) such as difficulty breathing, swelling in the legs/feet/arms, low urine output than normal, and fluid accumulation in the abdomen.
  • You are taking a medicine called trastuzumab for the treatment of cancer.
  • You have recently received or plan to receive any vaccines.
  • You are planning on becoming pregnant.

Mode of Action of Farmorubicin 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Farmorubicin Injection prevents the synthesis of DNA/RNA (genetic material) and protein. It also interferes with the activity of a chemical called topoisomerase II which results in problems in DNA syn...
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Directions for Use of Farmorubicin 50 MG

  • Farmorubicin Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.

Interactions of Farmorubicin 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Farmorubicin Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines like cimetidine - used for treating ulcers/GERD; dexverapamil - used to treat irregular/abnormal heart rhythm; dexrazoxane - used to protect...
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  • Farmorubicin Injection used in combination with other anti-cancer medicines that kill cancer cells may result in additive bone marrow suppression.
  • The effect of this medicine on the heart is increased by certain radiotherapeutic treatments and by previous or concomitant use of other anthracycline derivatives (mitomycin-C, dacarbazine, dactinomyc...
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  • Medicines used for the treatment of tuberculosis like rifampicin and fits/seizures like barbiturates can result in a reduction of the efficacy of Farmorubicin Injection.
  • This medicine should not be used in combination with live attenuated vaccines.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine with cyclosporine may cause excessive suppression of the immune system.

Storage and disposal of Farmorubicin 50 MG

  • Store Farmorubicin Injection in in a refrigerator (2 °C - 8 °C). Protect from light.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Farmorubicin 50 MG


An overdose of Farmorubicin Injection may cause a reduced number of blood cells and soreness/inflammation of the mouth or gut. However, since this medicine will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, a...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that a dose of Farmorubicin Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or nurse i...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Farmorubicin Injection used for?

  • Farmorubicin Injection is used in the treatment of cancer of the breast, gastric cancer, advanced ovarian cancer, and small cell lung cancer.
  • It is also used to help prevent bladder cancer reoccurrence after surgery.

Q: How to store Farmorubicin Injection?

  • Store Farmorubicin Injection in in a refrigerator (2 °C - 8 °C). Protect from light.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
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Last Updated on: 09 Jun 2022 | 04:34 PM (IST)

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