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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Fludara (Overview)

Fludara is an anti-cell breakdown agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Should cytoxan, fludara, (fludarabine) leucovorin be taken together?

Should cytoxan, fludara, (fludarabine) leucovorin be taken together?

Porbably not: The combination of chemotherapy is dependent on the disease being treated. The drugs you mention are not generally given in combination together. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
4 Doctors shared insights

Fludara (Overview)

Fludara is an anti-cell breakdown agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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What is Fludara (fludarabine)?

What is Fludara (fludarabine)?

Fludara (fludarabine): Fludara (fludarabine) is a cancer medication that treats chronic lymphocytic leukemia. ...Read more

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Who should not use Fludara (fludarabine)?

Fludara (fludarabine): "hypersens. To drug/class/compon. Caution in elderly pts
caution if renal impairment. Caution if myelosuppression." Per: https://online. Epocrates. Com/u/1031538/fludarabine/Contraindications+Cautions ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Fludara (fludarabine)?

Fludara (fludarabine): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/fludarabine-side-effects. Html

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How effective is fludarabine (Fludara) for treating lymphoma?

How effective is fludarabine (Fludara) for treating lymphoma?

Not very: For most lymphomas fludarabine is not the treatment of choice. The appropriate therapy depends substantially on the subtype of lymphoma. Fludarabine has been used in many indolent lymphomas and does have efficacy but newer agents have the same benefits with less toxicity. The only lymphoma in which fludarabine is routinely used at this point is CLL as part of the combination FCR or FR. ...Read more

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How effective is Fludarabine (Fludara) for treating leukemia?

How effective is Fludarabine (Fludara) for treating leukemia?

Fludara (fludarabine): Fludara (fludarabine) can be beneficial in the treatment of Chronic lymphocytic leukemia. ...Read more

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Should cytoxan, fludara, (fludarabine) leucovorin be taken together?

Porbably not: The combination of chemotherapy is dependent on the disease being treated. The drugs you mention are not generally given in combination together. ...Read more

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Should cytoxan, fludara, (fludarabine) and leucovorin be taken together?

The Drugs. Com: drug interaction checker did not show any significant interactions between leucovorin, Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) & Fludara (fludarabine). ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Fludarabine (Definition)

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