Anthracyclines are used to treat leukemia, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, lung cancer, neuroblastoma, soft tissue sarcoma, Hodgkin's disease, Kaposi's sarcoma, and multiple myeloma. They work by stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Anthracyclines

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
doxorubicin
38
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DOXORUBICIN is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat many kinds of cancer like Hodgkin's disease, leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, neuroblastoma, sarcoma, and Wilms' tumor. It is also used to treat bladder cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, stomach cancer, and thyroid cancer.
Ellence
(epirubicin)
64
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EPIRUBICIN is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine is used to treat breast cancer.
Doxil
489
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LIPOSOMAL DOXORUBICIN is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine is used to treat many kinds of cancer like Kaposi's sarcoma, multiple myeloma, and ovarian cancer.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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