Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil)
What is Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil) used for?
Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil) is a type of cancer medication that works by disrupting the growth and spread of cancer cells throughout the body. This drug is commonly used to treat various types of cancer, such as Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and certain types of leukemia. It is also sometimes used for treating other blood and kidney diseases.
How should I use Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil)?
Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil) comes in the form of tablets, which are taken orally. This medication is normally taken for a period of 3 to 6 weeks. The exact dosage to be taken varies, depending on the patient's medical history and the severity of the condition being treated. You should always follow the instructions of your physician. It is common for patients to have their blood tested regularly while taking this drug. It is important to attend all scheduled medical appointments while taking this medication.
What are the side effects of Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil)?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of taking Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil) include:
Patients should consult their physician immediately if any of these side effects worsen, or if any other more serious side effects occur, such as sores in the mouth, tremors, pain in the back, pain when urinating, swollen limbs, changes in mood, seizures or severe stomach pain.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
This medication should not be taken by women who are pregnant, as it may cause birth defects. Women should avoid breastfeeding while taking this medication.
This medication may affect the fertility of both men and women. Discuss all the possible risks with your physician before taking this medication.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.