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Storage Information

Hycamtin capsules must be stored in the refrigerator. Hycamtin vials (for IV use) should be stored at room temperature before mixing. Once mixed, they are good (at room temperature) for 24 hours only.

Available Strengths

This medication comes in the following strengths and forms:
  • Hycamtin 0.25 mg capsules
  • Hycamtin 1 mg capsules
  • Hycamtin 4 mg single-dose vials (to be mixed with sterile water for injection).

Can I Buy Generic Hycamtin?

Currently, the IV (but not capsule) form of this medication is available in generic form.
(Click Generic Hycamtin for more information.)
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