CYTOSAR 100MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR CYTOSAR 100mg injection

Cytarabine(100mg)

food interaction for CYTOSAR injection

alcohol interaction for CYTOSAR injection

pregnancy interaction for CYTOSAR injection

lactation interaction for CYTOSAR injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cytosar 100mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cytosar 100mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Cytosar 100mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR CYTOSAR 100mg injection

Cytarabine(100mg)

Cytosar injection uses

How cytosar injection works

Cytosar 100mg injection interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.

Common side effects of cytosar injection

Rash, Skin ulcer, Reduced blood platelets, Sepsis, Mouth ulcer, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Infection, Pneumonia, Decreased white blood cell count, Anal ulcer, Hair loss, Fever, Anemia, Sore mouth, Liver function abnormal, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).

SUBSTITUTES FOR CYTOSAR injection

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8 Substitutes
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  • CYTARINE 100MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 177/ML of injection
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    Rs. 177
    pay 221% more per ML of injection
  • ARASID 100MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 189.05/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 189.05
    pay 243% more per injection
  • BIOBIN 100MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 217.80/ML of injection
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    Rs. 217.80
    pay 295% more per ML of injection
  • CYTALON 100MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Celon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 168.57/ML of injection
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    Rs. 168.57
    pay 205% more per ML of injection
  • CYTOSAR 100MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 256.95/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 256.95
    pay 366% more per injection

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Expert advice FOR CYTOSAR injection

  • You may be monitored closely for severity of symptoms.
  • You will be told to undergo tests for blood counts, bone marrow, liver and kidney functions at regular intervals of time.
  • Inform your doctor if you have recently received chemotherapy or radiotherapy or you are scheduled for radiotherapy.
  • Consult your doctor if you are suffering from any liver disorder.
  • Stop taking cytarabine if you develop severe allergic reaction.
  • Taking cytarabine may increase your uric acid level in the blood. Seek medical advice for necessary precautions.
  • Avoid vaccination with live vaccine to eliminate risk of life threatening reaction.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR CYTOSAR 100mg injection

Cytarabine

Q. Is cytarabine a vesicant?
No. Cytarabine is not a vesicant (irritant) but should be handled with care
Q. Is cytarabine ototoxic?
No. Ototoxicity is not reported with use of cytarabine. However, please consult your doctor if you experience such side effect
Q. Is cytarabine cytotoxic?
Yes. Cytarabine is a cytotoxic drug
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Q. Does cytarabine cause hair loss?
Yes. Cytarabine may cause hair loss
Q. How does cytarabine prevent DNA replication?
Cytarabine prevents deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replication through inhibiting the synthesis of DNA.

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Content on this page was last updated on 19 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)