Fludarabine Phosphate. Definition

Medical Definition: Fludarabine Phosphate

A drug used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) B cells that has not responded to treatment with other anticancer drugs or gotten worse. It is also being studied in the treatment of other cancers. Fludarabine phosphate prevents cells from making DNA and may kill cancer cells. A type of purine antagonist and a type of ribonucleotide reductase inhibitor. Also called Fludara.

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