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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Arranon purchase.


Read drug prescription

It is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Arranon before taking it.

What is Arranon

Arranon is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.
Arranon is used to treat T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma.
Arranon may also be used for purposes not listed in Arranon guide.

How is Arranon given?

Arranon is injected into a vein through an IV. You will receive this injection in a clinic or hospital setting. Arranon must be given slowly, and the IV infusion can take up to 2 hours to complete.
Arranon is usually given every day or every other day for 5 days in a row every 3 weeks. Your treatment schedule may be different. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Arranon can lower blood cells that help your body fight infections and help your blood to clot. Your blood will need to be tested often. Your nervous system and kidney function may also need to be tested. Your cancer treatments may be delayed based on the results of these tests. Visit your doctor regularly.

Arranon side effects

Arranon may cause serious side effects of the central nervous system. These symptoms may not go away even after you stop receiving Arranon. Talk with your doctor if you have concerns about any possible long-term side effects.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
  • confusion or clumsiness, extreme drowsiness, fainting;
  • loss of balance or coordination;
  • problems with walking, breathing, speech, swallowing, or eye movement;
  • numbness, weakness, or prickly feeling in your fingers or toes;
  • problems with buttoning clothes or picking up small items with your fingers;
  • loss of movement in any part of your body;
  • seizure (convulsions);
  • pale skin, feeling light-headed or short of breath, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating;
  • easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;
  • fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat; or
  • severe shortness of breath, wheezing, gasping for breath, cough with foamy mucus, chest pain, fast or uneven heart rate.

Less serious side effects may include:
  • cough;
  • mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation;
  • dizziness, drowsiness, feeling tired;
  • joint or muscle pain;
  • headache; or
  • swelling in your hands or feet.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)
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Arranon dosing

Usual Adult Dose for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia:

Initial dose: 1,500 mg/m2 administered intravenously over 2 hours on days 1, 3, and 5 repeated every 21 days
The dose is administered as a two-hour infusion in adult patients.

Usual Adult Dose for Lymphoma:

Initial dose: 1,500 mg/m2 administered intravenously over 2 hours on days 1, 3, and 5 repeated every 21 days
The dose is administered as a two-hour infusion in adult patients.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia:

Initial dose: 650 mg/m2 administered intravenously over 1 hour daily for 5 consecutive days repeated every 21 days.
The dose is administered as a one-hour infusion in pediatric patients.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Lymphoma:

Initial dose: 650 mg/m2 administered intravenously over 1 hour daily for 5 consecutive days repeated every 21 days.
The dose is administered as a one-hour infusion in pediatric patients.

Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

Generic drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
250 mg6 vials$4.00Israel
250 mg6 vials$4.00Israel
5 mg/ml50 ml$4.00Israel
Arranon 250 mg vial $12.75
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References

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  2. "Nelarabine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "Nelarabine". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0128... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Arranon - Frequently asked Questions

Can Arranon be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

What other drugs will affect Arranon?

Before receiving Arranon, tell your doctor if you are also using pentostatin.

There may be other drugs that can interact with Arranon. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

How should I take Arranon?

Arranon may cause serious side effects of the central nervous system, such as problems with balance, coordination, or fine motor skills. These symptoms may not go away even after you stop receiving Arranon. Talk with your doctor if you have concerns about any possible long-term side effects.

Do not use Arranon if you are pregnant. It could harm the unborn baby.

You should not breast-feed while you are using Arranon.

Before you receive Arranon, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease, a nerve disorder, a history of chemotherapy or radiation treatment of your head, neck, or spinal cord.

Arranon can lower blood cells that help your body fight infections and help your blood to clot. Your blood may need to be tested often. Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding injury. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.

Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are being treated with Arranon.

This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.

Who should not take Arranon?

You should not receive this medication if you are allergic to Arranon.

To make sure you can safely receive Arranon, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

  • liver disease;

  • kidney disease;

  • a nerve disorder;

  • a history of radiation treatment of your head, neck, or spinal cord; or

  • a history of cancer medicine injected around your spinal cord.

FDA pregnancy category D. Do not use Arranon if you are pregnant. It could harm the unborn baby. Use effective birth control, and tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether Arranon passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are using Arranon.

Can Arranon be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Arranon be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Following the study conducted by gmedication.com on Arranon, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Arranon. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

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The information was verified by Dr. Vishal Pawar, MD Pharmacology