What is Clofarabine 20mg Injection?
Clofarabine 20mg Injection is used to treat children, teenagers and young adults with a type of blood cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). It is used when previous treatments have not worked or have stopped working. It may also be used to treat some other conditions.
Which Clofarabine 20mg Injection was used?
Clofarabine 20mg Injection is also used with certain other medicines as part of combination chemotherapy. It is given as an injection into the vein under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Common side effects of this Injection:
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, and rash. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.
This injection blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). It is given as an injection by a doctor and should not be self-administered.
Trade Name:- Cfara
Manufacturer: Zydus Pharma