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Cladribine


Trade Names: 
Leustatin®

Alternate Names: 
2-CdA

Possible Uses: 
This agent is chemotherapy. It is used to treat hairy cell leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia, and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.

Possible Side Effects: 
Fever, tiredness, headache, rash nausea, vomiting, decrease in infection fighting cells causing increase potential for infections, decrease in your red blood cells which will cause fatigue, decrease in your platlets which will cause increase your risk for bleeding or easy bruising, injection site reactions, infection, rapid heart beats, dizziness, chills, rash, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, breathing diffiuclties
Last updated on 02/01/2010
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