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Celkeran 2mg Tablet

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Composition for Celkeran 2mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Celkeran 2mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Celkeran Tablet

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Uses of Celkeran Tablet

Celkeran 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of blood cancer and Hodgkin’s disease.
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Celkeran Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Vomiting, Mouth ulcer, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Bone-marrow suppression, Decreased white blood cell count, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).

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How to use Celkeran Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Celkeran 2mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Celkeran Tablet works

Celkeran 2mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Celkeran Tablet

Expert advice for Celkeran Tablet

  • Do not receive live vaccine (such as measles, mumps, rubella and others) while using chlorambucil, and avoid contact with anyone who has recently received a live vaccine as there are chances that the virus could be passed on to you.
  • You may be regularly monitored for blood count while taking chlorambucil.
  • Do not take chlorambucil if you have recently undergone radiotherapy or received other cytotoxic agents.
  • Caution has to be followed if you have a liver or kidney problems. 
  • Regular monitoring is required if your child is having nephrotic syndrome; or if you have been prescribed high pulse dosing regimens and have a history of seizure disorder.
  • Do not take chlorambucil if you have rare hereditary problems of glucose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medication.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Celkeran Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Celkeran Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Celkeran 2mg 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Celkeran 2mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
It is not known whether Celkeran 2mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Celkeran 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Celkeran 2mg Tablet 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.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Celkeran 2mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Celkeran Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Celkeran 2mg Tablet, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Celkeran Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlorambucil

Celkeran is administered orally in tablet form
Celkeran belongs to a class of drugs called nitrogen mustard derivatives which kill the cancer cells by interfering with DNA replication, and also by directly slowing or stopping their growth
No, hair loss or constipation has not been reported with the use of Celkeran.
Celkeran is used to treat some types of blood cancers like Hodgkin's disease (cancer that starts in blood cells that are part of immune system), certain forms of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (disease where the bone marrow produces a large number of abnormal white cells. It is also used to treat Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia (rare blood condition involving the release of an abnormal protein, macroglobulin, into the blood)
Celkeran is metabolized in liver to form nontoxic compounds which are excreted in urine
Celkeran has to be stored in a refrigerator at 2 °C – 8 °C
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