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Cytarabine

Synonym(s): Cytosine arabinoside

Contributor(s): William Brewer Jr, Laura Garrett

Introduction

Name

  • Cytarabine.

Class of drug

Uses

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Indications

  • Management of lymphoproliferative   Lymphoproliferative disease   and myeloproliferative disorders.
  • At low non-cytotoxic doses (10 mg/m2 SQ BID) used as a differentiating agent in myeloproliferative disorders.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Fischer D S, Knobf M Tet al(2003)The Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook.6th edn. Philadelphia, PA, Mosby. pp 93-96.
  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Plumb D (1999)Veterinary Drug Handbook.3rd Edn. Iowa State University Press.
  • Fraizier D L & Hahn K A (1995)Commonly Used Drugs.In: Hahn K A & Richardson R C (eds)Cancer Chemotherapy A Veterinary Handbook. Philadelphia, PA. Williams & Wilkins. pp 96-97.

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