Information about Cytarabine
Cytarabine is used in the treatment of blood cancer.
How Cytarabine works
Cytarabine 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 Cytarabine
Rash, Skin ulcer, Low blood platelets, Sepsis, Mouth ulcer, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Infection, Pneumonia, Decreased white blood cell count, Anal ulcers, Hair loss, Fever, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Mouth sore, Abnormal liver function, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
Available Medicine for Cytarabine
₹268 to ₹13203 variant(s)
CytalonCelon Laboratories Ltd
₹168 to ₹11703 variant(s)
CytarineFresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
₹89 to ₹5933 variant(s)
BiobinBiochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹50 to ₹12413 variant(s)
ArasidIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹117 to ₹10053 variant(s)
CytrosarVhb Life Sciences Inc
₹352 to ₹19252 variant(s)
RemcytaAlkem Laboratories Ltd
PrecitarPremedium Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Expert advice for Cytarabine
- Cytarabine is used for the treatment of cancer of the blood.
- It is given via a drip into a vein (intravenously).
- Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine.
- Your doctor may get regular blood and urine tests done to monitor your blood cells, kidney and liver function during treatment with this medicine.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, rash or severe diarrhea.