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Nelarabine is a type of chemotherapy used to treat T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cells.
Patients will have regular blood draws to check blood counts and monitor liver and kidney function.
Given as a liquid into a vein by IV
Not all patients who take nelarabine will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.