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Chlorambucil

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Alkylating Agent Leukeran® Cancer-related

Chlorambucil - Dosage and How to Use

How should Chlorambucil be used?

It is a tablet to be taken by mouth daily on an empty stomach i.e. at least 1 hour before or 3 hours after food.

The dose given is based on your body weight and height. Take the exact number of tablets instructed by your doctor.

Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medication.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can within 12 hours of the missed dose. If more than 12 hours have passed, skip the missed dose and go back to your usual dosing time. Do not double dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

​If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.

Chlorambucil - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

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