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Cladribine is a medicine used for slowing down the growth of a certain type of cancer known as hairy cell leukemia. This chemotherapy drug comes as a liquid that is injected slowly into a vein continuously for seven days. It works by interfering with the way DNA replicates. Side effects may include anemia, fatigue, and low white blood cell counts.
- Low white blood cell counts
- Anemia (low red blood cell counts)