Cladrim : Cladribine 10 Mg Injection


Brand Name : Cladrim
Composition : Cladribine
Manufactured by : Fresenius Kabi India Pvt. Ltd.
Strength : 10mg/10ml
Form : Injection
Packing : Pack of 1 vial


Prescription Required *

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What is Cladrim 10 mg Injection ?

Cladrim, manufactured by Fresenius Kabi, is a generic version of Cladribine. This medicine is injected into a vein through an IV. It is administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of antineoplastic therapy.

When is Cladrim 10 mg Injection prescribed ?

Cladrim (Cladribine) is used to treat hairy cell leukemia (a type of blood cancer – affects your white blood cells and weakens your immune system. ).

How Does Cladrim (Cladribine) Injection Work ?

Cladribine belongs to a class of medications known as purine analogs. It works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells.

What are the adverse effects of Cladrim 10 mg Injection ?

Cladrim may cause some serious, life-threatening side-effects. This does not mean that everyone who takes it will experience them. It depends on the medicine and how your body reacts. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine :

Common Side Effects of Cladrim Injection : Myelosuppression (drop in number of blood cells) ; Fever ; Nausea ; Headache ; Loss of appetite ; Diarrhea ; Pain or redness at the injection site ; Constipation etc.

Serious Side Effects of Cladrim Injection :Shortness of breath ; Swelling of feet or lower legs ; Abdominal pain ; Mouth sores ; Trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine ; Neurological toxicity (nerve damage) etc.

This list may not describe all possible side effects of Cladribine 10mg Injection. If you notice any other side-effects, contact your doctor or pharmacist for further advice.

What are the safety measures of Cladrim 10 mg ?

Before Taking Cladrim anti-cancer medicine, it is important to understand all precautions or safety information associated with it.


Follow the following prescription medicine precautions :

  Cladrim 10mg may be harmful for your baby during pregnancy. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future.
  This medicine is not indicated for use in women. It is not known if Cladrim is excreted in human milk. Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from Cladrim 10mg a decision should be made to either discontinue nursing, or discontinue the drug taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
  Your health care professional can check blood tests to regularly monitor your liver and kidney function, while you are taking Cladrim 10mg. It is also important to check your levels of blood cells and other substances in the blood.
  Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to Cladrim 10mg, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in Cladrim 10mg medicine. This medication is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Cladrim 10mg.
  If you take Alimta, you must stop drinking alcohol. This is one of the ways to prevent this disease from getting worse. If you are dependent on alcohol and want to stop drinking, your doctor can recommend a therapy that’s tailored for your needs.
  If you use other prescription drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of this cancer medicine may change. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your pharmacist can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.
  Missing a dose of Cladrim can upset your treatment plan. If you do miss one of your doses, take it as soon as you remember, unless it’s almost time to take your next dose. In this case, you should just skip the missed dose. Don’t take a double dose to “make up” for the one you missed. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
  Do not take Cladrim the use by (expiry) date printed on the pack. Do not take it if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.
  During your treatment with Cladrim, it is very important for your doctor to know about your medical history if you have Kidney problems, hepatitis, liver problems, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), triglycerides, diabetes or other health problems.


What are the storage instructions for Cladrim 10mg ?

Patients must properly store the drug to retain its quality and efficacy. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner.

  • Store intact vials at room temperature of 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Reconstituted solution and infusion solution are stable for 24 hours when refrigerated at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F).
  • When you aren’t injecting, store Cladrim 10mg Pre-filled syringes in a place that’s protected from light.
  • Make sure to always keep your medicine in an area of your home that is out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use Cladrim if the liquid in the vial looks discolored or cloudy, or if the liquid has lumps, flakes, or particles.
  • Do not freeze Cladrim 10mg.

Prescription Required:

In order to legally purchase this medicine from, you’ll require a prescription from your Registered Medical Practitioner.


The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.


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