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Abeer Fatima
Abeer Fatima4 months ago
Adverse Effects of Doxorubicin

Adverse Effects of Doxorubicin

Doxorubicin is a chemotherapeutic agent which belongs to the class of drugs called anthracycline. It is administered via intravenous route for treatment of many different cancers. Following are the common side effects of doxorubicin: - cough and hoarseness of sound - hyperpigmentation of skin - fever - chills - back pain - red streaks along the vein in which catheter is inserted - dysuria - limb edema - stomach pain - joint pain Reference: https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/doxorubicin-intravenous-route/side-effects/drg-20063553?p=1 Image via: https://escholarship.org/uc/item/65m8x79p

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