Chemical name: Mitoxantrone
Brand name: Novantrone
How it works: Anthracyclines kill cancer cells by damaging their genes and interfering with their reproduction.
Uses: Mitoxantrone usually is given in combination with other chemotherapy medicines. It's typically used to treat advanced-stage breast cancer.
How it's given: Mitoxantrone is given intravenously.
Additional information: Mitoxantrone can have a toxic effect on the heart. You should be tested for heart problems before starting to take Mitoxantrone and should be continuously monitored for developing problems during treatment.
irregular periods — this can include temporary cessation (usually resume after medication is completed) or permanent cessation of menstrual periods depending on your age and other factors
— Last updated on January 13, 2022, 4:06 PM