Cladribine

Prescription Required



  • Manufactured by: Jan Aushadhi
  • Storage: Store at room temperature


Cladribine Information



Cladribine Benefits & Uses

Cladribine is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Cladribine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Blood Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.09 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Blood Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.09 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Cladribine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cladribine is used -

Common

Unknown

  • Injection Site Allergic Reaction

Cladribine Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Cladribine safe for pregnant women?


    Cladribine can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Cladribine safe during breastfeeding?


    There is no research available on the side effects of Cladribine in breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Cladribine on the Kidneys?


    Cladribine can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Cladribine on the Liver?


    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Cladribine. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Cladribine on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Cladribine on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Cladribine with Other Drugs

Cladribine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Cladribine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cladribine unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Cladribine

  • Is this Cladribine habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Cladribine has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Cladribine since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Cladribine should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Cladribine in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Cladribine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Cladribine


    There is no information on the effects of taking Cladribine with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Cladribine


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Cladribine.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Leustatin (cladribine)



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