Idarubicin Injection is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. This medication is classified as an "anthracycline antitumor antibiotic. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Idarubicin is a type of antibiotic that is only used in cancer chemotherapy. It slows or stops the growth of cancer cells in your body. The length of treatment depends on the types of drugs you are taking, how well your body responds to them, and the type of cancer you have. Idarubicin has been used to treat other types of leukemia. Talk to your doctor about the possible risks of using this drug for your condition.