My vet told me that the Chlorambucil is the generic for Leukeran (or vise 
versa).  Is it a type of chemo?  Dr. Tom says it is not in his marrow.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kelley Saveika" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
Sent: Monday, October 27, 2008 7:25 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Buzzy still has hemolytic anemia


>I lost a cat to AIHA last year.  If you do a search, Hideyo had some
> suggestions.  We did not use Chlorambucil, we used Leukeran.
>
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 6:22 PM, Sue & Frank Koren <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> wrote:
>> My Buzz had anemia back in July and because of the advise of this group 
>> and my vet who is very proactive his life was saved.  We have been slowly 
>> weaning him off of the Prednisolone for the past several months.  He was 
>> down to 1/2 of a 5mg tablet one time a day.  Unfortunately his red blood 
>> cell count began to drop again.  He is back to his full dose of 
>> Prednisolone - 30mg / day.  We will wait until the red blood cell count 
>> stabilizes and then begin the weaning process again.  This time he will 
>> also be on Chlorambucil.  Does anyone have any experience with this drug 
>> or have any other suggestions that may help Buzz?  I have an excellent 
>> vet who is very open to suggestions and will research any possibilities 
>> thoroughly.
>> Buzzy is the love of my life.  He snuggles up with me every single night. 
>> I know the people in this group understand more then anyone else what 
>> this is like.
>> Thank you,
>> Sue and Buzzy
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