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cytarabine liposome - injection, Depocyt

GENERIC NAME: CYTARABINE LIPOSOME - INJECTION (sye-TARE-ah-been lye-poe-SEW-mull)

BRAND NAME(S): Depocyt

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WARNING: This medication sometimes causes an inflammation of the brain (arachnoiditis), which may rarely be fatal. Before your treatment with this medication, your doctor will direct you to take another drug (dexamethasone) to help prevent this side effect or to make it less serious if it does occur. Follow your doctor's directions carefully. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur: nausea, vomiting, headache, neck pain/stiffness, back pain, fever.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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