Canterbury DHB


Idarubicin / Cytarabine Protocol

This is a less intensive regimen that may be considered.

In This Section

Pre-treatment Assessment

Dose Modifications

Initial Treatment

Pre-treatment Assessment

Dose Modifications


% dose Idarubicin






Do not give

Initial Treatment

Note: A copy of the prescription sheet for Idarubicin / Cytarabine is available. You must print this out and use it for the prescription to be sent to Pharmacy.

Chart Prednisolone eyedrops 0.1% TDS for 10 days starting 12 hours prior to Cytarabine.

About this Canterbury DHB document (4293):

Document Owner:

Blake Hsu (see Who's Who)

Last Reviewed:

April 2021

Next Review:

April 2023


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Topic Code: 4293