What is CLOFARABINE?
Clofarabine injection is a purine nucleoside metabolic inhibitor indicated for the treatment of pediatric patients 1 to 21 years old with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia after at least two prior regimens.
Dosage: The recommended pediatric dose of 52 mg/m2 should be administered as an intravenous infusion over 2 hours daily for 5 consecutive days of one month (28 days) cycle. The treatment cycles should be repeated each 2 to 6 weeks.
Treatment Reactions: The most commonly observed clofarabine side effects may include:
- Mucosal inflammation
- Palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia syndrome
In case you have any unusual side effects due to clofarabine 20 mg, report your healthcare practitioner right away.