Cytarabine Injection, an antineoplastic, is a sterile solution of cytarabine for intravenous, intrathecal or subcutaneous administration and is available in 20 mg/mL (100 mg/5 mL) single dose vial.
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:
Cytarabine is an odorless, white to off-white crystalline powder which is freely soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol and in chloroform.