GENERIC NAME: CYTARABINE - INJECTION (sye-TAIR-uh-bean)
BRAND NAME(S): Cytosar-U, Tarabine PFS
WARNING: This medication may cause serious (rarely fatal) blood disorders (bone marrow suppression leading to anemia, low number of white blood cells and platelets). Liver problems may also occur. Your doctor will monitor you closely for these side effects.
Tell your doctor immediately if you develop any signs of infection (e.g., fever, chills, persistent sore throat), unusual fatigue, easy bruising or bleeding, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach/abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin, or mouth sores.
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