L-Asparaginase Injection is used in the treatment of some kinds of cancer of white blood cells (leukemia). It may also be used to treat other types of cancer as determined by your doctor. It may be used on its own, or sometimes given together with certain other medicines as part of combination chemotherapy.
Blood cancer, also called leukemia, is a cancer of the blood-forming tissues, that decreases the body’s ability to fight infection. L-Asparaginase Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this Asparaginase belongs to a class of medications called antineoplastic agents. Asparaginase is an enzyme that interferes with natural processes necessary for cancer cell growth, thereby killing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. treatment and drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated.
This medicine may lower your body’s resistance and increase susceptibility to infections. Infections can sometimes be life-threatening.
Asparaginase is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). It works by starving tumor cells of needed nutrients and slowing tumor cell growth.