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Description

Chlorambucil, sold under the brand name Leukeran among others, is a chemotherapy medication used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), Hodgkin lymphoma, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.For CLL it is a preferred treatment.It is given by mouth.

Common side effects include bone marrow suppression.Other serious side effects include an increased long term risk of further cancer, infertility, and allergic reactions.Use during pregnancy often results in harm to the baby.Chlorambucil is in the alkylating agent family of medications. It works by blocking the formation of DNA and RNA.

Chlorambucil was approved for medical use in the United States in 1957. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system.The wholesale cost in the developing world is about 111.87 USD per month.[4] In the United Kingdom it costs the NHS about 145.84 pounds per month. It was originally made from nitrogen mustard.

How Chlorambucil Works:

Cancerous tumors are characterized by cell division, which is no longer controlled as it is in normal tissue. "Normal" cells stop dividing when they come into contact with like cells, a mechanism known as contact inhibition.  Cancerous cells lose this ability.  Cancer cells no longer have the normal checks and balances in place that control and limit cell division.  The process of cell division, whether normal or cancerous cells, is through the cell cycle.  The cell cycle goes from the resting phase, through active growing phases, and then to mitosis (division).

The ability of chemotherapy to kill cancer cells depends on its ability to halt cell division.  Usually, the drugs work by damaging the RNA or DNA that tells the cell how to copy itself in division.  If the cells are unable to divide, they die.  The faster the cells are dividing, the more likely it is that chemotherapy will kill the cells, causing the tumor to shrink.  They also induce cell suicide (self-death or apoptosis).

Chemotherapy drugs that affect cells only when they are dividing are called cell-cycle specific.  Chemotherapy drugs that affect cells when they are at rest are called cell-cycle non-specific.  The scheduling of chemotherapy is set based on the type of cells, rate at which they divide, and the time at which a given drug is likely to be effective.  This is why chemotherapy is typically given in cycles.

Interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (such as prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

Side Effects

Infrequently, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, or diarrhea may occur. In some cases, your doctor may prescribe medication to prevent or relieve nausea and vomiting. Eating several small meals, not eating before treatment, or limiting activity may help lessen some of these effects. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, such as: easy bleeding/bruising, mouth sores, shaking/tremors, muscle problems (such as twitching, stiffness, weakness), numbness/tingling of the hands or feet, mental/mood changes (such as confusion, hallucinations), signs of liver problems (such as nausea/vomiting that doesn't stop, loss of appetite, stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine), stopped menstrual periods (women).

Precautions:

Before starting chlorambucil treatment, make sure you tell your doctor about any other medications you are taking (including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins, herbal remedies, etc.). Do not take aspirin, products containing aspirin unless your doctor specifically permits this.

Do not receive any kind of immunization or vaccination without your doctor's approval while taking chlorambucil.

Inform your health care professional if you are pregnant or may be pregnant prior to starting this treatment. Pregnancy category D (chlorambucil may be hazardous to the fetus.  Women who are pregnant or become pregnant must be advised of the potential hazard to the fetus).

For both men and women: Do not conceive a child (get pregnant) while taking chlorambucil. Barrier methods of contraception, such as condoms, are recommended.  Discuss with your doctor when you may safely become pregnant or conceive a child after therapy.

Do not breast feed while taking this medication

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