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Chlorambucil Cats

Chlorambucil Cats

chlorambucil cats

Chlorambucil For Veterinary Use. Chlorambucil, trade name Leukeran®, is an immunosuppressant that is commonly prescribed by veterinarians to treat dogs and cats that are suffering from immune-mediated disorders and cancers, such as lymphoma and leukemia.

Description

chlorambucil catsis an immune system suppressing drug given to pets for immune-mediated disorders such as cancer including leukemia and lymphoma.

Chlorambucil is often given in conjunction with other drugs, It is best to give Chlorambucil on an empty stomach. It is considered a very safe drug.

How It Works

 chlorambucil cats works by forming a strong bond with nucleic acid, making it impossible for DNA to properly divide and replicate. This makes it impossible for cancer cells and other cells to replicate. It also suppressed antibody production with this method.

Storage Information

 Store in a tightly sealed container in a refrigerator. Additionally, as with any medication, keep out of children’s reach.

Missed Dose?

 If you miss a dose, give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once.

Side Effects and Drug Reactions

chlorambucil cats may result in these side effects:

  • Damage to the gastro-intestinal tract
  • Low white blood cell count
  • Low platelet count
  • Bone marrow suppression
  • Blood cell deficiency
  • Damage to the kidneys
  • Damage to the liver
  • Kidney disease
  • Lung disease
  • Irreversible infertility in males
  • Hair loss in some dog breeds

Precautions

chlorambucil cats should not be used in animals with known hypersensitivity to it or who have demonstrated resistance to it effects.

Chlorambucil should not be used in pregnant animals.

This drug can severely suppress bone marrow function and should not be used in patients with preexisting bone marrow depression or infection. Anemia, leucopenia, and thrombocytopenia may occur as a result of chlorambucil treatment.

Gastrointestinal side effects may occur including anorexia, vomiting and/or diarrhea.

Neurotoxic side effects of chlorambucil cats may include such as myoclonus, tremors, muscular twitching, agitation, and tonic-clonic seizures.

What should I do if I miss giving a dose?

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.

Drug Interactions

chlorambucil catsmay interact with other medications. Consult with your veterinarian to determine if other drugs your pet is receiving could interact with chlorambucil.

chlorambucil cats use with other myelosuppresant agents will increase the degree of bone marrow suppression and increase the risk of concurrent infection.

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