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Elspar Drug Description
Elspar®
(asparaginase) For injection, intravenous or intramuscular
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of asparaginase (Elspar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Even if you have received asparaginase without reaction in the past, you may have an allergic reaction to the medication when you receive it again.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Elspar »




Elspar (asparaginase) contains the enzyme L-asparagine amidohydro-lase, type
EC-2, derived from Escherichia coli. Elspar activity is expressed in terms of
International Units according to the recommendation of the International Union
of Biochemistry. One International Unit of asparaginase is defined as that amount
of enzyme required to generate 1 μmol of ammonia per minute at pH 7.3 and
37°C. The specific activity of Elspar is at least 225 International Units
per milligram of protein. Elspar is provided as a sterile, white lyophilized
plug or powder. Each vial contains 10, 000 International Units of asparaginase
and 80 mg of mannitol.Last reviewed on RxList: 10/10/2008




Elspar Drug Description
Elspar®
(asparaginase) For injection, intravenous or intramuscular
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of asparaginase (Elspar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Even if you have received asparaginase without reaction in the past, you may have an allergic reaction to the medication when you receive it again.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Elspar »




Elspar (asparaginase) contains the enzyme L-asparagine amidohydro-lase, type
EC-2, derived from Escherichia coli. Elspar activity is expressed in terms of
International Units according to the recommendation of the International Union
of Biochemistry. One International Unit of asparaginase is defined as that amount
of enzyme required to generate 1 μmol of ammonia per minute at pH 7.3 and
37°C. The specific activity of Elspar is at least 225 International Units
per milligram of protein. Elspar is provided as a sterile, white lyophilized
plug or powder. Each vial contains 10, 000 International Units of asparaginase
and 80 mg of mannitol.Last reviewed on RxList: 10/10/2008




Elspar Drug Description
Elspar®
(asparaginase) For injection, intravenous or intramuscular
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of asparaginase (Elspar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Even if you have received asparaginase without reaction in the past, you may have an allergic reaction to the medication when you receive it again.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Elspar »




Elspar (asparaginase) contains the enzyme L-asparagine amidohydro-lase, type
EC-2, derived from Escherichia coli. Elspar activity is expressed in terms of
International Units according to the recommendation of the International Union
of Biochemistry. One International Unit of asparaginase is defined as that amount
of enzyme required to generate 1 μmol of ammonia per minute at pH 7.3 and
37°C. The specific activity of Elspar is at least 225 International Units
per milligram of protein. Elspar is provided as a sterile, white lyophilized
plug or powder. Each vial contains 10, 000 International Units of asparaginase
and 80 mg of mannitol.Last reviewed on RxList: 10/10/2008




Elspar Drug Description
Elspar®
(asparaginase) For injection, intravenous or intramuscular
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of asparaginase (Elspar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Even if you have received asparaginase without reaction in the past, you may have an allergic reaction to the medication when you receive it again.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Elspar »




Elspar (asparaginase) contains the enzyme L-asparagine amidohydro-lase, type
EC-2, derived from Escherichia coli. Elspar activity is expressed in terms of
International Units according to the recommendation of the International Union
of Biochemistry. One International Unit of asparaginase is defined as that amount
of enzyme required to generate 1 μmol of ammonia per minute at pH 7.3 and
37°C. The specific activity of Elspar is at least 225 International Units
per milligram of protein. Elspar is provided as a sterile, white lyophilized
plug or powder. Each vial contains 10, 000 International Units of asparaginase
and 80 mg of mannitol.Last reviewed on RxList: 10/10/2008




Elspar Drug Description
Elspar®
(asparaginase) For injection, intravenous or intramuscular
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of asparaginase (Elspar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Even if you have received asparaginase without reaction in the past, you may have an allergic reaction to the medication when you receive it again.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate;
...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Elspar »




Elspar (asparaginase) contains the enzyme L-asparagine amidohydro-lase, type
EC-2, derived from Escherichia coli. Elspar activity is expressed in terms of
International Units according to the recommendation of the International Union
of Biochemistry. One International Unit of asparaginase is defined as that amount
of enzyme required to generate 1 μmol of ammonia per minute at pH 7.3 and
37°C. The specific activity of Elspar is at least 225 International Units
per milligram of protein. Elspar is provided as a sterile, white lyophilized
plug or powder. Each vial contains 10, 000 International Units of asparaginase
and 80 mg of mannitol.Last reviewed on RxList: 10/10/2008





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Asparaginase (EC 3.5.1.1) is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of asparagine to aspartic acid. It is marketed under the brand name Elspar for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic ... Asparaginase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Consumer information about the medication ASPARAGINASE - INJECTION (Elspar), includes side effects, drug interactions, recommended dosages, and storage information. Read more ... ASPARAGINASE - INJECTION (Elspar) side effects, medical uses, and ...


asparaginase ( ) n. An enzyme isolated from bacteria that catalyzes the hydrolysis of asparagine and is used in the chemotherapeutic treatment of asparaginase: Definition from Answers.com


Asparaginase is a chemotherapy drug used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). Other names for chemo drug Asparaginase are Elspar, Kidrolase, L-asparaginase and Erwinia L ... Asparaginase, Elspar - Chemotherapy Drugs, Chemo Side Effects


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Features information about dosage, usage, warnings, and side effects. Asparaginase: MedlinePlus Drug Information


asparaginase /as·par·a·gin·ase/ (as-par´ah-jin-ās″) an enzyme that catalyzes the deamination of asparagine; a preparation is used as an antineoplastic agent in acute ... asparaginase - definition of asparaginase in the Medical ...


(for veterinary information only) BRAND NAMES: ELSPAR, ONCASPAR, and ERWINASE . AVAILABLE AS INJECTABLE ONLY. BACKGROUND. In order to make an effective medication for the ... L-asparaginase


Asparaginase is an enzyme and an antineoplastic enzyme. As a highly toxic drug, Asparaginase can produce its therapeutic effects even when given in minute amounts. With a very low ... Asparaginase - Kosmix : Reference, Videos, Images, News, Shopping ...





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