Daunorubicin Hydrochloride and Cytarabine Liposome

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 (DAW-noh-ROO-bih-sin HY-droh-KLOR-ide … sy-TAYR-uh-been LY-poh-some)

This page contains brief information about daunorubicin hydrochloride and cytarabine liposome and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research results, and ongoing clinical trials.

US Brand Name(s)
Vyxeos
FDA Approved
Yes

FDA Approval for Daunorubicin Hydrochloride and Cytarabine Liposome

Use in Cancer

Daunorubicin hydrochloride and cytarabine liposome is approved to treat:

Daunorubicin hydrochloride and cytarabine liposome is a combination form of daunorubicin hydrochloride and cytarabine contained inside liposomes (very tiny particles of fat). This form may work better than other forms of these drugs and have fewer side effects. Also, because its effects last longer in the body, it doesn't need to be given as often. For more information about daunorubicin hydrochloride and cytarabine liposome that may apply to this combination drug, see the Drug Information Summaries for Daunorubicin Hydrochloride and Cytarabine Liposome.

Daunorubicin hydrochloride and cytarabine liposome is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer.

More About Daunorubicin Hydrochloride and Cytarabine Liposome

Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.

Research Results and Related Resources

Two New Therapies Approved for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Clinical Trials Accepting Patients

Find Clinical Trials for Daunorubicin Hydrochloride And Cytarabine Liposome - Check for trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients.

  • Posted: September 19, 2017