Fludacel

Celon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Fludacel Products

Fludacel Products are primarily used for

About Fludacel Products

Uses of Fludacel Products

Fludarabine is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia).

Fludacel Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Fludacel are Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Diarrhea, Fever, Fatigue, Cough, Increased risk of infection, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets).

How Fludacel Products work

Fludarabine is an anticancer medication. It works by interfering with the growth of genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells in blood. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

In Depth Information for Fludacel Products

Expert advice for Fludacel Products

  • Fludacel is used for the treatment of cancer of the blood.
  • It is only used to treat children, adolescents, and adults who are less than 21 years old.
  • It is given via a drip into a vein (intravenously) over two hours.
  • 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.

Patient Concerns about Fludacel Products

Frequently asked questions about Fludacel Products

Frequently asked questions about Fludarabine

Q. Is Fludacel a vesicant or an alkylating agent?
Fludacel is not vesicant (irritant) or alkylating agent, it is an antimetabolite (purine analogue)
Q. How is Fludacel administered?
Fludacel is administered orally
Q. What is Fludacel refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia?
Fludacel refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia is chronic lymphocytic leukemia that does not respond to Fludacel or recurs within 6 months of treatment
Q. Does Fludacel cause hair loss?
Yes, Fludacel can cause hair loss.

Products for Fludacel

Fludacel 50mg Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Celon Laboratories Ltd
MRP
6500
Not Available

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