Cytrabine 100mg Injection

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Cytrabine 100mg Injection

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₹1750.0/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cytrabine Injection

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Uses of Cytrabine Injection

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Side effects of Cytrabine Injection

Common

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).

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How to use Cytrabine Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cytrabine Injection works

Cytrabine 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.

In Depth Information on Cytrabine Injection

Expert advice for Cytrabine 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cytrabine 100mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cytrabine 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.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Cytrabine 100mg Injection is usafe to use during lactation.
Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Cytrabine 100mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Cytrabine 100mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cytrabine 100mg Injection is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cytrabine 100mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Because of the limited information, a cautious use of Cytrabine 100mg Injection is recommended in patients with liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cytrabine 100mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Cytarabine

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