Patient Ratings for Plicamycin

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What are you taking Plicamycin for?

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  • Other
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, Bcr-abl Positive
  • Paget Disease, Extramammary
  • Testicular Neoplasms

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  • A month or so
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Uses of Plicamycin


Plicamycin is used in the treatment of:

  • Hypercalcemia
  • Testicular Neoplasms
  • Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive
  • Paget Disease, Extramammary

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Plicamycin Brand Names

Plicamycin may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Plicamycin Drug Class

Plicamycin is part of the drug class:

Plicamycin Interactions

This is not a complete list of Plicamycindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Plicamycin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Plicamycin falls into category X:

It has been shown that women taking Plicamycin during pregnancy may have babies with problems. There are no situations where the benefits of the medication for the mother outweigh the risks of harm to the baby. These medicines should never be used by pregnant women.

Plicamycin Dosage

Take plicamycin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Plicamycin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Plicamycin is available in the following doses:

  • Plicamycin 2.5 Mg Intravenous Powder For Injection

Forms of Medication

Plicamycin is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution