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  • Cytarabine
    2 Drugs classified under this active ingredient


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    Alexan
    Novartis
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    Alexan

    Pyrimidine Analogues. Cytarabine 20 mg/ml, 50 mg/ml.
    VIAL (ready for use): 1 x 100 mg (5 ml);
    500 mg (10 ml); 1,000 mg (20 ml), 2,000
    mg (40 ml). See lit.
    Neoplastic dis.
    C/I: Known hypersens. to drug, bone
    marrow suppress.

    Cytosar 1 g
    Pfizer
    RX
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    Cytosar 1 g

    Pyrimidine Analogues. Cytarabine 1g/Vial.
    VIAL: 1. Convent. dose: In the induct. ther. of acute non-lymphocyt. leukemia, the
    usual cytarabine dose in comb. with
    other anti-cancer drugs is 100 mg/
    m2/d by cont. I.V. infus. (1st -7th d.) or
    100 mg/m2 I.V. every 12 hrs. (1st -7th
    d.). High dose: 2-3 g/m2 as an I.V. infus.
    over 1-3 hors given every 12 hours for
    2-6 d. with/ without addit. cancer
    chemother. agents.
    Induct. and mainten. remiss. in acute
    myelocytic leukemia of adults & child.
    Tmt. of other leukemias. See Lit.
    C/I: Pts. with pre exist. drug induced
    bone marrow suppres. unless the clin.
    feels that such manage. offers the most
    hopeful alternative for the pt.
    Manag. of non malignant dis., except for
    immunosuppress.Hypersens.

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