Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil)

Natco Pharma Ltd

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Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil 2mg) is a generic version of popular branded anti-cancer medications. The active ingredient Chlorambucil is used medication is used to treat certain types of cancer (such as leukemia, lymphoma). Chlorambucil belongs to a class of drugs known as Alkylating agents. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.

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Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil 2mg) is a generic version of popular branded medicines used in the treatment of some cancers of the blood and lymphatic system. It may be also used to treat other kinds of cancer, as determined by the doctor. It is used alone or in combination with other cancer medicines.

Blood cancer, also called leukemia, is a cancer of the blood-forming tissues, that decreases the body’s ability to fight infection. Clokeran 2 kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is 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.

Hodgkin’s disease, a type of lymphoma, 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 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.

Clokeran 2 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. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

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.

Tablets

25 tablets, 50 tablets, 100 tablets, 150 tablets

Frequently Asked Questions

When should Clokeran 2 be avoided?
Clokeran 2 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clokeran 2 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. 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.

What is the dosage of Clokeran 2?
The optimal dosage of Clokeran 2 is largely dependent on an individual’s body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration. Only take Clokeran 2 in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

How should Clokeran 2 be taken?
A 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. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

What are the storage conditions for Clokeran 2?
Store in a refrigerator (2 – 8°C). Do not freeze.

Warnings & Precautions

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 Clokeran 2 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.

Clokeran 2 is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.

If you miss a dose of Clokeran 2, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Possible Side-effects

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.

Possible side effects of Clokeran 2 (Chlorambucil 2mg) include:
– 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
– Nausea
– Vomiting
– Diarrhea
– Mouth ulcer

  1. Miller Jones

    I have been using this medicine for the past few months and other medications under the prescriptions of my oncologist. It is very effective in controlling the spread of tumours.

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