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Side Effects of Chlorambucil

Because chlorambucil (Leukeran®) is an older medication, there is only vague information available about potential side effects, making it difficult to know exactly how often side effects occur. Overall, however, commonly reported reactions to this chemotherapy drug include:
 
 
There are also potentially serious problems associated with chlorambucil. Contact your healthcare provider right away if you are taking this medicine and experience problems such as:
 
  • Any unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Signs of anemia, such as extreme tiredness, dizziness, or pale skin
  • Muscle weakness or difficulty walking or moving
  • Seizures.
 
(Click Chlorambucil Side Effects for more information on other possible reactions that may occur in people taking this medication. This article also explains which side effects are potentially serious and require immediate medical attention.)
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