Name

Cytarabine

Alternate Names

AC-1075
Alexan
Ara-cytidine
Arabinocytidine
Arabinosylcytosine
Beta-Arabinosylcytosine
Cytarabin
Cytarabine
Cytarabinoside
Cytosar
Cytosar-U
Cytosine Arabinoside
Cytosine arabinoside hydrochloride
Spongocytidine HCL
Tarabine
Tarabine PFS
U-19920
U-19920A
WR-28453

Abbreviations

ara-C
CA
HDA
HDARA-C

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

NSC Number

063878
63878

Primary Site

ALL
AML
CML
Hodgkin's disease
NHL

Histology

None

Remarks

Antineoplastic agent; antimetabolite. FDA approved uses on Hodgkin's disease, leukemia; under investigation for Rx of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)

Coding

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