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Adriamycin is currently available in a generic version. The FDA has assigned generic Adriamycin with an "AP" rating, which means that the generic medication is considered equivalent to the brand-name medication. However, generic Adriamycin is allowed to have different inactive ingredients (such as fillers or dyes), which may cause problems for people with certain allergies or sensitivities.
Generic Adriamycin: An OverviewAdriamycin® (doxorubicin hydrochloride) is a prescription medication used to treat various types of cancer, including breast cancer, lung cancer, and ovarian cancer. It is part of a group of chemotherapy medications called anthracyclines.
- Baxter Healthcare Corporation
- Bedford Laboratories (who also makes brand-name Adriamycin)
- Sicor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.