Who should not take Adriamycin Vial?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • severe infection
  • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
  • decreased function of bone marrow
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • decreased neutrophils a type of white blood cell
  • heart attack within the last 30 days
  • disease of the muscle of the heart with enlargement
  • atrioventricular heart block
  • bundle branch block
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • heart failure
  • inflammation of the middle tissue heart muscle
  • liver problems
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the Blood
  • Tingling
  • Pain
  • Redness and Edema of Hands and Feet
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • Dysfunction of Left Ventricle of Heart Without Symptoms
  • Anemia from Pyruvate Kinase and G6PD Deficiencies


  • Anthracyclines

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