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What If I Overdose on This Medicine?

An overdose of mitoxantrone can be life-threatening. Seek immediate medical attention if you may have used too much of this or any other medication.
 
(Click Novantrone Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Information

In most cases, mitoxantrone will be stored by your healthcare provider. It should be stored at room temperature. The medicine should not be allowed to freeze. Once a bottle has been opened, it must be used within 7 days if stored at room temperature or within 14 days if stored refrigerated.
 
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Mitoxantrone?

It is very important to keep your appointments to receive your mitoxantrone dose. If you do happen to miss a dose, contact your healthcare provider right away to reschedule. He or she will instruct you about what to do.
 

Is There a Generic Version?

Mitoxantrone is only available in generic form at this time (see Generic Novantrone).
 

Who Makes Mitoxantrone?

Mitoxantrone used to be made by EMD Serono. However, the company stopped making the medicine, and brand-name mitoxantrone is no longer available. Generic versions are available and are made by several different manufacturers.
 

Available Strengths

Mitoxantrone is available in one strength and form: Mitoxantrone 2 mg per mL solution for injection. It comes in 10-mL, 12.5-mL, and 15-mL vials.
 
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