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CYTARABINE, 100 MG/5 ML SINGLE-DOSE VIAL U.S. PHYSICIAN PRESCRIBING INFORMATION Description (cytarabine injection)

DESCRIPTION

Cytarabine Injection, an antineoplastic, is a sterile solution of cytarabine for intravenous, intrathecal or subcutaneous administration. Each mL contains 20 mg Cytarabine (20 mg/mL) in a single dose vial (100 mg/5 mL).

Cytarabine Injection 100 mg/5 mL is a sterile solution for intravenous, intrathecal or subcutaneous administration. Each mL contains 20 mg Cytarabine, USP, and the following inactive ingredients: sodium chloride 6.8 mg and Water for Injection q.s. When necessary the pH is adjusted with hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide to a pH of 7.4. Each vial contains approximately 0.58 mEq sodium.

Cytarabine is chemically 1-β-D-Arabinofuranosylcytosine. The structural formula is:

Chemical Structure

Cytarabine is an odorless, white to off-white crystalline powder which is freely soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol and in chloroform.

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