Active Ingredient(s):L-Asparaginase FDA Approved: * February 1, 1994 Pharm Company: *MERCK Category:Cancer
Asparaginase is an enzyme that is used as a medication and in food manufacturing. As a medication, L-asparaginase is used to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). It is given by injection into a vein, muscle, or under the skin. A pegylated version is also available. In food manufacturing it is used to decrease acrylamide.
Common side effects when used by injection include alle...
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