Clokeran (chlorambucil)by natco is generic version
of Leukeran.it comes in 2 mg and 5 mg tablet form.
What is Clokeran (chlorambucil)?
Chlorambucil is a cancer medication that interferes
with cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.
Chlorambucil is used to treat several types of cancer, including Hodgkin's
disease and certain types of leukemia or lymphoma.
Chlorambucil may also be used for other purposes not listed in this
medication guide. What is the most important information I should know about
Clokeran (chlorambucil)? Do not use this medication without telling your
doctor if you are pregnant. It could cause harm to the unborn baby. Use an
effective form of birth control, and tell your doctor if you become pregnant
Treatment with chlorambucil may increase your risk of developing other
forms of cancer. This medication can also affect fertility (your ability to
have children), whether you are a man or a woman. Talk to your doctor about
your specific risks when using chlorambucil.
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are being treated with
chlorambucil. Stop using chlorambucil and call your doctor at once if you
have a seizure, red or peeling skin rash, severe nausea or stomach pain,
jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes), any unusual mass or lump, fever,
chills, sore throat, cough, flu-like symptoms, pale skin, easy bruising or
bleeding, unusual weakness, white patches or sores inside your mouth or on
your lips, or missed menstrual periods.
What should I discuss with my healthcare
provider before taking Clokeran (chlorambucil)?
You should not use this medication if you are
allergic to chlorambucil, or if you have received this medication in the
past without successful treatment of your condition. If you have received
radiation treatment within the past 4 weeks, you may need a dose adjustment
or special tests to safely take chlorambucil.
FDA pregnancy category D. This medication can cause harm to an unborn baby.
Do not use chlorambucil without your doctor's consent if you are pregnant.
Tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment. Use an effective
form of birth control while you are using this medication.
This medication can affect fertility (your ability to have children),
whether you are a man or a woman. It is not known whether chlorambucil
passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this
medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Note: Clokeran (Chlorambucil) is a prescription
drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice.
Do not share the medicine with others, since they may be suffering from a
problem that is not effectively treated by this drug.