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Generic name: doxorubicin, liposomal


What it does:
Treats Kaposi’s sarcoma in patients who cannot tolerate other medicines or whose disease is advanced

Traditional dosage:
For AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma, 20 mg per square meter of body surface, every three weeks by intravenous infusion

Drug interactions, precautions, & recommendations:
Dose may need to be adjusted if you have liver problems.

Side effects:
Most serious: congestive heart failure, decrease in blood cells, secondary oral cancer Other: tingling or burning, swelling, blisters, mouth sores, fever, nerve damage and more (see

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