- Ibandronate Sodium
- Imatinib Mesylate
- Leucovorin Calcium
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Cytosar* used for?
Generic for Cytosar* (Cytarabine) is a chemotherapy drug used to treat various types of cancer. This injection medication belongs to the group of medicines called antineoplastics. Cytarabine works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. This drug is used alone or in combination with other medications. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Cytosar*?
The dosage of Generic for Cytosar* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Cytosar*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to receive Generic for Cytosar* injection in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, call your doctor as soon as possible.
What if you overdose on Generic for Cytosar*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Cytosar*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Cytosar*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Cytosar*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is used with another drug or with food. Before you use a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Cytosar*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Cytosar*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Cytosar* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Cytosar* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Cytosar* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Cytosar* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Cytosar* can cause side effects such as loss of appetite, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, itching, and diarrhea. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Cytosar*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Cytosar*?
Is it possible for me to receive Generic for Cytosar* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I receive Generic for Cytosar*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Cytosar*?
How will Generic for Cytosar* work in my body?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Cytosar* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Cytosar* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.