- Generic Name:
- Drug Type:
- DNA-damaging agent
- How the Drug is Given:
Indications and Usage
Chlorambucil is FDA approved to treat people who have chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), some types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and advanced Hodgkin lymphoma.
Side effects needing medical attention
Convulsions; cough; fever; chills; sore throat; flank or stomach pain; shortness of breath; rash; sores in the mouth and on the lips; swelling of feet or lower legs; unusual bleeding or bruising; yellowing of eyes and skin; black, tarry stools; blood in urine or stool; hoarseness; lower back or side pain; painful or difficult urination; pinhead-sized red spots on skin; agitation; blisters; hallucinations (seeing, hearing or feeling things that are not there); muscle twitching; peeling or scaling of skin; tremors; trouble walking; weakness (severe) or paralysis; changes in menstrual periods; itching of skin; nausea and vomiting.