ABOUT THE DRUG:
Chlorambucil is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Clokeran tablets. It is an alkylating chemotherapy drug. This is a chemotherapy drug, used for treating cancer, especially chronic lymphocytic leukemia. It can treat cancer by preventing the growth and development of cancer cells in the body.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Clokeran 2 mg is used to treat several kinds of cancer and other conditions, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), Hodgkin?s disease, non-Hodgkin?s lymphoma, breast, ovarian & testicular cancer, Waldenstrom?smacroglobulinemia, thrombocythemia and choriocarcinoma. It can be prescribed for both adults and children
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
This drug consists of Chlorambucil. It belongs to a class of drug known as cytotoxic also called chemotherapy. In cancer, certain cells in the body grow and multiply too fast. Chemotherapy (anti-cancer) medicines like chlorambucil work by preventing the growth and division of cells, and this reduces the number of cancer cells that the body makes and thus it helps in treating a cancer.
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DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Clokeran 2 mg
Clokeran 5 mg
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DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this active ingredient Chlorambucilor any other ingredient of the medicine
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
Are a breastfeeding woman
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have had radiotherapy or chemotherapy at present or recently
Have nephrotic syndrome a kidney problem
Have an epilepsy, fit, or any mental disorder
Have any liver or kidney problem
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two 1 mg tablets to substitute one 2 mg Tablet.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is usually recommended to be taken daily on an empty stomach. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Take this drug exactly as your doctor prescribed to you. Do not break or chew the tablet.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Chlorambucil, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF THE DRUG:
If any of these effects continuing for a longer time or become worse, contact your doctor immediately.
Fit or convulsion
Drop in the number of white blood cells and platelets
Rapid heart rate
Shortness of breath
Unexplained weight loss
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: Vaccine which contain live organisms such as oral polio vaccine or rubella, fludarabine, pantostatin, phenylbutazone, cladribine. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interactions. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they show similar symptoms as you do
Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature
It is used alone or in combination with other cancer medicines.Clokeran 2 Tablet should be taken empty stomach, or 1 hour before and 2 hours after a meal. But, try to have it at the same time every day for most benefits.
This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time.
most common side effects
The most common side effects of this medicine include anemia (low number of red blood cells), decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets) decreased white blood cell count, infection, nausea and vomiting. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.
Inform your doctor if you have a medical history, of bleeding disorders, heart or liver disease, radiation treatment or any infection.
Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using.
This medicine is known to reduce the number of blood cells in your blood thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections.
Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with kidney, liver and heart function during treatment with this medicine.
The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy. click here : Clokeran
USES OF CLOKERAN TABLET
- Blood cancer
- Hodgkin’s disease
BENEFITS OF CLOKERAN TABLET
In Blood cancer
Blood cancer, also called leukemia, is a cancer of the blood-forming tissues, that decreases the body’s ability to fight infection.
Clokeran 2 Tablet kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells.
It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
In Hodgkin’s disease
Hodgkin’s disease is a type of lymphoma, which is a blood cancer that starts in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system helps the immune system get rid of waste and fight infections.
Clokeran 2 Tablet kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. Take it as prescribed and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CLOKERAN TABLET
Common side effects of Clokeran
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
- Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Decreased white blood cell count
- Bone marrow suppression
- Mouth ulcer
HOW TO USE CLOKERAN TABLET
HOW CLOKERAN TABLET WORKS
Careful monitoring by a doctor is important as kidney disease patients are at an increased risk of bone marrow depression and inflammation and infections of urinary bladder while taking this medicine.