Directory of Drugs: Arranon - Nelarabine
What Is Arranon?
Arranon is an anti-cancer medicine used to treat adults and children who have:
At this time, it is not known whether Arranon will improve symptoms, keep the disease from getting worse, or help patients live longer.
Who Should Not Be Treated With Arranon?
You or your child should not be given Arranon if you or your child is allergic to nelarabine, or to anything else in Arranon.
What Are The Risks?
The following are the major potential risks and side effects of Arranon therapy. However, this list is not complete.
Call your healthcare professional right away if you or your child has the following symptoms:
These symptoms may not go away even when treatment with Arranon is stopped.
Call your or your child’s healthcare professional right away if you or your child:
Blood tests should be done regularly to check blood counts.
You or your child should not drive or operate dangerous machines during treatment with Arranon.
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Professional?
Before you or your child starts receiving Arranon, tell your healthcare professional if you or your child:
Can Other Medicines Or Food Affect Arranon?
Tell your healthcare professional about all the medicines you or your child takes including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You or your child should not receive vaccines made with live germs during treatment with Arranon.
How Should My Child or I Receive Arranon?
Date Approved: October 2005
Date Created: December 1, 2005
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