Clokeran 5Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Natco Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Chlorambucil
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Clokeran 5Mg Tablet, an alkylating agent, is used for the treatment of cancer. It helps in decreasing the growth of cancel cells.

Possible side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, upset stomach and diarrhea. Your doctor or health care professional may provide with medicines to prevent nausea and vomiting. Therefore, it is advised to inform your doctor or health care provider if you observe any of these side effects. There are few side effects that may occur rarely but are serious. These severe side effects include bleeding or bruising, mouth sores, shaking or tremors, weakness, stiffness, numbness, mood swings, loss of appetite, stomach pain and stopped menstrual periods among women. It is best to consult your doctor or health care provider if the condition worsens. This medication can also cause various allergic reactions such as rash, itching, swollen face, throat or eyes, dizziness, trouble in breathing. If you observe any of these allergic reactions, seek medical help right away.

Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it or the ingredients present in it. Inform your doctor if you have any current medication and medical history of gout, bleeding problems and liver disease before using this medicine. Also, consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant and breastfeeding.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Clokeran 5mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Clokeran 5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Chlorambucil, 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.

This medication is a common chemotherapy medication, which is used to treat chronic lymphocytic lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma. It interferes with DNA replication and damages the DNA in the cell, which aids cancer spreading contained within.

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