Pharmacology Mnemonic

Here’s a simple way to remember the MOA of Cytarabine :



Cytarabine (ara-C)

  • Anti-metabolite
  • S - phase specific
  • Classically used as induction chemotherapy for Acute Leukemias.

I love it when the name has the answer!!!


Associated Mnemonic: Pyrimidine Mnemonic

Special Thanks to Rami Abukamil, MD.

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