Epirubicin injection is used in combination with other cancer medicines to treat breast cancer in patients who have had surgery to remove the tumour. Epirubicin belongs to a group of medications called antineoplastics.
It intermeddles with the growth of cancer cells, which are ultimately destroyed. Since the growth of normal body cells might also be affected, other unwanted effects will also happen. Some of these might be severe and should be reported to your doctor.
Other effects, such as hair loss, might not be severe but might cause concern. Some effects might not happen until months or years after the medicine is used. The medication is to be administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.
The product is available in the following dosing forms: