- Basic Info
An antineoplastic - It is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)
What is this medicine?L- ASPARAGINASE (L- a SPARE a gi nase) is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). It is used in combination with other chemotherapy agents.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?This drug is for infusion or slow injection into a vein. It is sometimes injected into a muscle. It will be given in a hospital or clinic by a trained health care professional.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?This does not apply. Contact your doctor or clinic if you cannot keep your appointment. It is very important to receive all your treatment as directed to achieve the best results.
What may interact with this medicine?
Talk to your doctor or health care professional before taking any of these medicines:
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non- prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.