Uses

Erwinia asparaginase is used to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Some brands may also be used to treat lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL). Erwinia asparaginase works by starving tumor cells of needed nutrients and slowing tumor cell growth.This monograph is about the following erwinia asparaginase products: erwinia asparaginase and erwinia asparaginase-rywn.

How to use Erwinase 10,000 Unit Solution For Injection Asparaginase Enzyme Therapy Agents

This medication may be given by injection into a muscle by a health care professional. Some brands may also be given by injection under the skin or into a vein by a health care professional, usually in a hospital setting. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Your doctor will give you pre-medication to help prevent allergic reactions.

Unless your doctor instructs you otherwise, drink plenty of fluids while using this medication.

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