Who should not take NELARABINE?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • demyelination, a type of nervous system disorder
  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy
  • severe liver disease
  • mental status changes
  • seizures
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • pregnancy
  • a patient who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • intrathecal injection of chemotherapeutic agent
  • radiation therapy of cranium
  • radiation therapy of vertebral column
  • chronic kidney disease stage 3A (moderate)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 3B (moderate)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
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