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Zinecard® (There may be other brand names for this medication)
How is it Administered?
Your medicine will be given by given intravenously (IV), which means it will be given through a tube placed in a vein, usually in your arm, wrist, hand or chest.
What is it Used For?
This drug is used to protect your heart when you receive the chemotherapy drug, doxorubicin.
How Does Dexrazoxane Work?
The exact mechanism by which dexrazonane protects the heart is not yet understood.