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Cytosar [ Generic Cytarabine ]

Product Title: Cytosar
Generic Name: Cytarabine
Manufacturer: Intas Pharma
Availability: in stock


Cytarabine 100 mg
QUANTITY PRICE (US$) SAVINGS ACTION
1 Vial $88$88.00 $0
2 Vials $176$160.00 $16.00
3 Vials $264$234.01 $29.99
4 Vials $352$288.01 $63.99
Cytarabine 500mg
QUANTITY PRICE (US$) SAVINGS ACTION
1 Vial $88$88.00 $0
2 Vials $176$160.00 $16.00
3 Vials $264$234.01 $29.99
4 Vials $352$288.01 $63.99
Cytarabine 1000mg
QUANTITY PRICE (US$) SAVINGS ACTION
1 Vial $88$88.00 $0
2 Vials $176$160.00 $16.00
3 Vials $264$234.04 $29.96
4 Vials $352$288.01 $63.99

CYTOSAR

Stemming from the classification of an antimetabolite,Cytosar with its trade name as Cytosar-U is cytotoxicor antineoplasticand is ananti-cancer drug used in chemotherapy.  With its generic name being Cytarabine, the other brand names that Cytosar is known by are Ara-C, Tarabine PFS, Depocyt and Arabinosylcytosine. The chemical or IUPACname of Cytosar is 1?-arabinofuranosylcytosineor 4-amino-1-[(2R,3S,4R,5R)-3,4-dihydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)oxolan-2-yl] pyrimidin-2-one.Cytosar (Cytarabine) is available as a liquid form in 20mg/mL and 100mg.mL dosages while the Powder form is available in vials of 100 mg, 500 mg, 1,000 mg [1 g], or 2,000 mg [2 g].

There may side effects while taking Cytosar such as:
Impaired body defenses which may lead to infections
Thrombocytopenia
GI disorders
Low blood count
Vomiting
Nausea
Mouth ulcers
Loss of appetite
Diarrhea
Skin rash
Flu-like symptoms
Redness and pain in soles of feet and hands accompanied by peeling of skin
Hair loss which may be temporary
Sensitivity to light
Headache
Dizziness
Lethargic feeling and or Fatigue
Abnormalities in blood tests
Fever
Not being able to pass urine
Palpitations or chest pain
Tarry stools
Shortness of breath or cough
Pain in abdomen
Changes in balance and in vision

Precautions to be taken while under Cytosar (Cytarabine) treatment:
The doctor should be informed if the patient is under any other medication. Aspirin should not be taken unless prescribed specifically by the doctor. Pregnant women and lactating mothers should avoid taking Cytosar while a pregnancy may be planned at this time. Hands should be washed often and alcoholic beverages should be avoided. The patient is advised to drink plenty of water, eat frequent meals and rest as often as possible. Exposure to the sun should be avoided and good nutrition must be followed. Hands and feet should be moisturized and sun block can be used while going out during day time. A soft toothbrush may be used to prevent gum bleeding and an electric razor can be utilized to protect the skin. Any active sports should be avoided in case of injury. Anti-nausea medication can be taken with the doctor’s recommendation. While blood, kidney and liver functiontests are necessary while taking Cytosar (Cytarabine), it is necessary to follow a strict regime as prescribed by the physician.

Indications:
Various forms of leukemia can be treated with Cytarabine which includes acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and acute or chronic myelogenous (AML and CML).  Cytarabine is also used in the treatment of leukemia and lymphoma.

Dosage:
Cytosar (Cytarabine) can be administered as an IV or intra muscular in a liquid form in 20mg/mL and 100mg.mL dosages. The Powder form is available in 100 mg, 500 mg, 1,000 mg [1 g], or 2,000 mg [2 g]vials.
  • Title:Cytosar
  • Generic: Cytarabine
  • Manufacturer:Intas Pharma
  • Availability: In Stock