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There were no known overdoses of Clolar. The highest daily dose administered to a human to date (on a mg/m² basis) has been 70 mg/m²/day x 5 days (2 pediatric ALL patients). The toxicities included in these 2 patients included Grade 4 hyperbilirubinemia, Grade 2 and 3 vomiting, and Grade 3 maculopapular rash.

In a Phase 1 study of adults with refractory and/or relapsed hematologic malignancies, the recommended pediatric dose of 52 mg/m²/day was not tolerated.



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Last reviewed on RxList: 2/1/2013


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