Cytrosar (Cytarabine) Drug Price and Information

Cytarabine (Cytrosar) is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cytarabine (Cytrosar) slows the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.  
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Cytrosar - VHB Lifesciences Inc.

Cytrosar  Injection

Generic : Cytarabine
1gm per 10ml
10 ml
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Cytrosar from VHB Lifesciences Inc.


When is Cytrosar prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

IV/SC- The recommended dose is 100 mg/m2/day (days 1 to 7) or 100 mg/m2 IV every 12 hours (days 1 to 7).

What are the common side effects of Cytrosar

Most Common : Bone marrow suppression, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, mouth ulcer, fever and rash.

Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, seizures, drowsiness, depression, anxiety, coma, incoordination, speech disorder and vision loss.

Respiratory : Lung swelling and cough.

Musculoskeletal : Muscle pain, neck pain and muscle stiffness.

Genitourinary : Increased urinary retention.

Eye : Blurred vision.

Skin : Increased sweating.

How to use Cytrosar?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare into the vein.


In which conditions should Cytrosar be avoided?



What are the Precautions needed with Cytrosar

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver and kidney dysfunction, severe infections, preexisting drug-induced bone marrow suppression, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

It may decrease platelet counts, which leads to severe bleeding; avoid injury or bruising.

Monitor complete blood cell counts, liver and kidney functions regularly while taking this medication.

Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and citrus fruit juices.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Avoid excess dosage.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it at controlled room temperature (25°C).

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