Description

Epirubicin is a cytotoxic active antibiotic from the anthracycline group. The mechanism of action of epirubicin is related to its ability to bind to DNA. Cell culture studies have shown rapid cell penetration, localisation in the nucleus and inhibition of nucleic acid synthesis and mitosis.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Epirubicin
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L01 Antineoplastic agents → L01D Cytotoxic antibiotics and related substances → L01DB Anthracyclines and related substances

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