Cytarabine Solution For Injection 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cytarabine: Solution for injection (100mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CYTARABINE, ARA-C (sye TARE a been) is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine reduces the growth of cancer cells and can suppress the immune system. It is used for treating leukemias or lymphomas. It is often given with other cancer drugs.

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Cytarabine 2g/20mL Solution for Injection

NDC: 674570452
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML), Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Carcinomatous Meningitis, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Hodgkin's Disease

Storage Information
Protect from light
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Store in carton until time of use
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Cytarabine 2g/20mL Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Cytarabine 2g/20mL Solution for Injection

Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Not Breathing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Sores Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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