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Cladribine

Cladribine
Cladribine is used to treat relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults. This medicine will not cure MS, it will only decrease the frequency of relapse symptoms. Cladribine is usually given after other treatments have failed. Cladribine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Cladribine
DRUG TYPE
Cancer
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do not take cladribine if you are pregnant. Both men and women should use effective birth control to prevent pregnancy while taking cladribine, and for 6 months after the last dose.

If you use birth control pills or other hormonal forms (implants, skin patches, vaginal rings), also use a barrier form of birth control (condom, diaphragm, cervical cap, contraceptive sponge) to prevent pregnancy while taking cladribine and for at least 4 weeks after your treatment course ends.

Taking cladribine may increase your risk of developing certain cancers.

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