Arranon

Active Ingredient(s): Nelarabine
FDA Approved: * October 28, 2005
Pharm Company: * SMITHKLINE BEECHAM
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Arranon Overview

Nelarabine is a chemotherapy drug used in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It was previously known as 506U78. Nelarabine is a prodrug of arabinosylguanine nucleotide triphosphate (araGTP), a type of purine nucleoside analog, which causes inhibition of DNA synthesis and cytotoxicity.[1] Pre-clinical studies suggest that T-cells are particularly sensitive to nelarabine. In October 2005, it was approved by the FDA for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and T-cell lymphoblastic ly...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nelarabine
  • Injection: 250mg/50ml (5mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Arranon: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0007-4401 Arranon 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0078-0683 Arranon 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Other drugs which contain Nelarabine or a similar ingredient: (1 result)






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