Arranon is for intravenous (IV, into the vein) use only.
Severe nervous system problems, including mental or mood changes; severe drowsiness; seizures; numbness, burning, prickling, or tingling of the skin, hands, or feet; weakness; and paralysis, have been reported with the use if Arranon . Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms. These symptoms may not go away even after you stop using Arranon .
Treating leukemia or lymphoma in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Arranon is an antineoplastic agent. It works by blocking the growth of cancer cells.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Arranon . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Arranon . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Arranon may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Arranon as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Arranon .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Blurred vision; constipation; cough; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; headache; loss of appetite; muscle, joint, or back pain; nausea; stomach pain; stuffy nose; tiredness; trouble sleeping; vomiting.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; coma; confusion; depression; fast heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; loss of coordination; memory loss; mental or mood changes; numbness, burning, prickling, or tingling of the skin, hands, or feet; paralysis; seizures; severe drowsiness; shortness of breath; stomach swelling; swelling or the hands, feet, or legs; unusual bruising or bleeding; weakness; wheezing.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include coma; paralysis.Proper storage of Arranon :
Arranon is usually handled and stored by a health care provider. If you are using Arranon at home, store Arranon as directed by your pharmacist or health care provider. Keep Arranon out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Arranon . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.