What is Chlorambucil?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Leukeran


Chlorambucil is a cancer medication used for leukemia, lymphoma, and blood cancers. It is taken as a 2mg tablet and dosed according to a patient's weight.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chlorambucil

Side effect Patients Percentage
Acute renal failure 1

Why patients stopped taking Chlorambucil

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Chlorambucil


Stopped taking Chlorambucil

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Chlorambucil and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Rituximab (Rituxan) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Chlorambucil.