Dosing Information

The dose of Leukeran your healthcare provider recommends will vary, based on a number of factors, including:
  • Your weight
  • The reason you are taking it
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Leukeran Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Leukeran

Just like any medicine, Leukeran can cause side effects. As with other chemotherapy medicines, the side effects can be significant and potentially serious. Talk with your healthcare provider about ways to prevent or lessen reactions to this drug.
Common side effects of Leukeran include but are not limited to:
  • Low white blood cells
  • Low red blood cells (anemia)
  • Low platelets
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea.
(Click Leukeran Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

Leukeran may react with a few other medicines (see Leukeran Drug Interactions).
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