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UPTO 15% OFF PEG L-ASPARAGINASE 5 ML INJECTION

Mfd. by :- Arechar Healthcare (Fulfilled By : Magicine Pharma)

Upto 15% Off Peg L-Asparaginase 5 ml Injection

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Medicine Details

Brand Name:- Peg L-Aspara
Generic Name:- Peg Asparaginase
Manufacturer:- Arechar Healthcare
Dosage:- Injection
Storage:- Store in a refrigerator.
Indication:- Blood Cancer
Prescription required:- Yes

Description

Peg L-Aspara is an anti-cancer medication. It is used in the treatment of Blood Cancer including Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginase injection) belongs to a group of medicines known as antineoplastic agents. It is used in combination with other anti-cancer medications for better efficacy. Peg L-Asparaginase injection is given by a medical practitioner as an injection. It is advised to not skip a scheduled dose.

Pharmacodynamics of Peg l-Asparaginase injection

The active ingredient of Peg L-Aspara is Peg Asparaginase. Asparaginase is an enzyme used in the treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). Pegasparginse is PEGylated with a high degree of polydispersity in its final formulation. Its molecular formula is C1377H2208N382O442S17 and its molar mass is 31732.06 g·mol-1.

Usage of Peg l-Asparaginase injection

Peg L-Aspara is a prescription medicine used to treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. It is available in the form of an injection. The active ingredient of Peg L-Aspara is Peg Asparaginase. It interferes with the processes that are responsible for the growth and production of cancer cells, thereby stopping the multiplication of such cells in the human body. Your healthcare provider will decide the dose strength and frequency of taking the Peg l-Asparaginase injection according to your medical condition. 

 

Side effects of Peg l-Asparaginase injection

The side effects of the Peg L-Asparaginase injection are mentioned below. It is important to consult a medical practitioner in case these/other side effects occur.

  • Headache

  • Fever

  • Chills

  • Weight loss

  • Stomach ache

  • Itching

  • Skin rash

  • Difficulty in breathing

  • Diarrhea

  • Fatigue

  • Nausea

  • Edema (swelling)

  • Tiredness

  • Drowsiness

  • Decreased blood pressure

  • Increased glucose level in the blood

  • Hives 

Normal Dose

It is advisable to not self--administer Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection). Your healthcare provider will give you this injection according to your medical condition.

Missed Dose

Initially, it is advisable to not miss a dose. However, if such a case happens, make sure to consult your healthcare provider to schedule an appointment for the same or guide you further.

Overdose

In case you experience symptoms of overdose, immediately call your doctor or any other medical emergency helpline.

 

Warnings with Peg l-Asparaginase injection

Administer Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection) cautiously if you have or ever had any of the following diseases:

  • Kidney disease

  • Liver disease

  • Heart disease 

  • High blood pressure

  • Thyroid disorders

  • Hepatic failure

Precautions while taking Peg l-Asparaginase injection

  • Contact a medical practitioner regarding the medicines you already take because those medicines may interact with L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection) and may create complications.

  • Discuss the potential risks and benefits of taking L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection) before their consumption.

  • Consult your doctor regarding the use of contraception during the course of this medicine.

Cautions 

  • Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking L-Aspara (Peg l- Asparaginse injection). 

  • Do not skip a dose.

  • Do not overdose. 

Q1- What is Peg L-Aspara (Peg l- Asparaginse injection) used for?

A- Peg L-Asparaginse injection is an anti-cancer medication, prescribed for the treatment of Blood Cancer.

Q2- What are the side effects of the Peg L- Asparaginse injection?

A- The side effects of L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection) are fever, nausea, chills, skin rash, itching, fatigue, swelling on the face, diarrhea, anemia, etc. Also, other side effects may occur. Therefore, make sure to call your doctor if the condition worsens.

Q3- How can I take Peg l-Asparaginase injection?

A- It is advisable to not self-administer Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection). Your healthcare provider will give you this injection according to your medical condition.

Q4- How should I store Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection)?

A- Store Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection) in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Q5- What are the self-care tips while taking Peg l-Asparaginase injection?

  • Get plenty of rest.

  • Keep yourself hydrated.

  • Maintain good nutrition.

Q6- Is it safe to drive after taking Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection)?

A- It may not be safe to drive after taking Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection) as it may cause side effects such as drowsiness and lack of concentration. 

Q7- Is it safe to take L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection) during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

A- It may not be safe to take Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection) during pregnancy or breastfeeding as this injection may harm the baby. Therefore, make sure to discuss the potential risks and benefits of taking this medicine.

Q8- What should I avoid while taking Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection)?

A- Avoid the following while taking Peg L-Aspara (Peg l-Asparaginse injection):

  • Raw meat

  • Alcohol 

Q9- How long should I take Peg l-Asparaginase injection?

A- Your doctor will decide the dose strength and duration of this medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine unless your healthcare provider tells you. 

Q10- Can I drink alcohol with Peg l-Asparaginase injection?

A- Alcohol may cause harm. However, the interaction of this medicine with alcohol is unknown. Make sure to consult your doctor for the same.

 

Interactions

All the medicines interact in different manners from person to person. Therefore, it is advisable to consult a healthcare professional to discuss this before the consumption of Peg l-Asparaginase injection.

Interaction with Alcohol

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Therefore, be sure to consult your doctor.

Interaction with Medicine

  • Adalimumab
  • Clozapine
  • Live attenuated vaccines and related products
  • Etanercept

Contraindications

  • Peg L-Aspara injection is not indicated for use in patients having an allergy to Asparaginase or any of the ingredients of Peg L-Asparaginase injection.
  • It is also not indicated in patients with pancreatitis.

Alternate 

  • L-Asparaginase

 

Reference

Pegaspargase injection: MedlinePlus drug information. https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a695031.html

Pegaspargase Interactions Checker. Drugs.com. https://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/pegaspargase.html

Pegaspargase: Uses, interactions, mechanism of action | DrugBank Online. DrugBank. https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00059

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