Active Ingredient(s): Cladribine
FDA Approved: * February 26, 1993
Pharm Company: * ORTHO BIOTECH
Category: Cancer

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

Leustatin Overview

Cladribine, sold under the brand name Leustatin among others, is a medication used to treat hairy cell leukemia (HCL, leukemic reticuloendotheliosis), B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia and Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS).[4][5] Its chemical name is 2-chloro-2'-deoxyadenosine (2CdA). As a purine analog, it is a synthetic chemotherapy agent that targets lymphocytes and selectively suppresses the immune system. Chemically, it mimics the nucleosid...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 1mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Leustatin: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 59676-201 Leustatin 1 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Janssen Products, L.p.

Other drugs which contain Cladribine or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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