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plicamycin-injection, Mithracin

GENERIC NAME: PLICAMYCIN - INJECTION (ply-kuh-MY-sin)

BRAND NAME(S): Mithracin

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WARNING: Infrequently, this medication has caused severe (sometimes fatal) blood disorders (e.g., thrombocytopenia). Thrombocytopenia is a low platelet count. Platelets affect your blood's ability to clot properly. Plicamycin should only be used under close medical supervision. Close monitoring and laboratory studies will need to be performed. Immediately notify your doctor if you have signs of easy bruising or bleeding.

USES: Plicamycin is used to treat various types of cancer.




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