Pharmorubicin CS

Pharmorubicin CS Description

epirubicin

Manufacturer:

Pfizer

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Description
Each vial of Pharmorubicin contains 50 mg/25 mL of epirubicin hydrochloride (strength 2 mg/mL).
Pharmorubicin is a clear, red ready for use solution.
Structurally, Pharmorubicin differs from Adriamycin (doxorubicin hydrochloride) only in the orientation of the hydroxyl group at the 4 position on the aminoglycoside ring.
The chemical name of epirubicin hydrochloride is (8S, 10S)-10-(3-Amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-α-L-arabino-hexopyranosyloxy)-8-glycolloyl-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-1-methoxynaphthacene-5,12-dione hydrochloride.
Epirubicin hydrochloride is a red-orange, almost odourless, hygroscopic powder, sparingly soluble in water and dilute alcohol.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: Hydrochloric acid, Sodium chloride, Water for injections.
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