What is Cytarabine?
Cytarabine Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Cancers Of The Blood, Cancer Of The Lymph Glands and other conditions.
Cytarabine Injection contains Cytosine Arabinoside as an active ingredient.
Cytarabine Injection works by inhibiting the synthesis of DNA.
Detailed information related to Cytarabine Injection’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Cytarabine Injection Uses
Cytarabine Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Cancers Of The Blood
· Cancer Of The Lymph Glands
Cytarabine Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Cytarabine Injection improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Inhibiting the synthesis of DNA.
Cytarabine Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients
Cytarabine Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Cytosine Arabinoside (Cytarabine) (100 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Cytarabine Injection – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Cytarabine Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Bone Marrow Depression
· Decreased Appetite
· Eye Irritation
Cytarabine Injection – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Elderly patients
· Hepatic impairment