Elspar

(Asparaginase Vials)

Elspar (Asparaginase Vials)

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Strength Pack Size Price(USD) Quantity Subtotal
10,000IU
2 each Vials
$223.49
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Drug Overview

Elspar belongs to the family of drugs known as an Antineoplastic drug which is also known as anticancer group of medicines and commonly used for the treatment of those people who suffered to the problems of several types of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), with or without cancer. Elspar works by interfering with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed.

Elspar is also used for the treatment of those people who suffered to the problems as acute myelogenous leukaemia and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Elspar can also be used to treat chronic granulocytic leukaemia. Leukaemia, or blood cancer, is a disease of unknown cause where the bone marrow produces large numbers of abnormal cells. These are different types of cancer affecting the blood. In people with blood cancer, abnormal blood cells are formed in the bone marrows which multiply uncontrollably, crowding out and interfering with the vital functions of normal healthy blood cells.

Elspar always takes under doctor's guidance. Do not take more of it and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. The recommended doses of Elspar will be depends on body weight or different for different patients, according to the requirements of each patient; you continue to take it for as long as your doctor prescribes, even if you do not feel an immediate benefit. A typical starting dose for adults is 2 mg per kg body weight per day taken once daily. Your doctor will start you on a low dose of Elspar and gradually increase your dose. If you can not tolerate the recommended dosage, your doctor can prescribe a dose that sufficient for you. The generic name of Elspar is L-Asparaginase. Elspar is being manufactured by Merck and Co Inc and available in the form of Injections. Elspar may also be used for relieve other conditions that determined by your doctor or consultant.

Effects - How it works in the body

Elspar belongs to the family of drugs known as an Antineoplastic drug which is also known as anticancer group of medicines and commonly used for the treatment of those people who suffered to the problems of several types of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), with or without cancer. Elspar works by interfering with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed. Elspar kills cancer cells by attaching to a chemical within the cell and preventing it from using vital nutrients and other substances necessary for normal activity.

Side effects

Possible side effects during the uses of Elspar:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Abdominal or stomach pain
  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting of blood
  • Pale skin
  • Rash
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen glands
  • Black, tarry stools
  • Blood in urine or stools
  • Cough or hoarseness
  • Fever or chills
  • Lower back or side pain
  • Painful or difficult urination
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Joint pain
  • Swelling of feet or lower legs
  • Yellow eyes or skin
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness

Interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, so its your responsibilities that tell your doctor or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also you tell your doctor or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or addicted to illegal drugs. These may affect the working mechanism of Elspar. In these cases, your doctor may change the dose or teach precautions may be necessary. Therefore when you are taking Elspar, it is most important that your doctor or health care professional know if you are taking any of the following or other drugs:

  • Probenecid or Benemid
  • Sulfinpyrazone or Anturane
  • Aspirin
  • Acetaminophen
  • Ibuprofen
  • Ketoprofen
  • Naproxen
  • Cytarabine
  • Methotrexate
  • Vaccines
  • Vincristine
  • Warfarin

Counterindications

You shouldn't use this medicine without consultation of doctor if you have an allergy to Elspar or any other ingredients of this medicine.

You shouldn't use Elspar without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the Kidney stones or kidney disease.

You shouldn't use Elspar without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the problem of liver disease.

You shouldn't use Elspar without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the problem of Heart disease.

You shouldn't use Elspar without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the problem of bleeding disorders.

You shouldn't use Elspar without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the problems of diabetes or other problems with blood sugar.

You shouldn't use Elspar without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the problems of Gout.

You shouldn't use Elspar without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the problems of pancreatitis.

You shouldn't use Elspar without consultation of doctor if you are pregnant or plan to be pregnant.

You shouldn't use Elspar without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to breastfeeding.

Similar drugs of Elspar

  • Thioguanine
  • Anandron
  • Nilutamide
  • Eulexin
  • Cytomid
  • Bicalutamide
  • Casodex
  • Nilandron
  • Flutamide
  • Arimidex
  • Zoladex

Major drug Manufacturers

  • Merck and Co Inc.
  • Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals
  • Glaxo Wellcome Pharmaceuticals
  • Catalytica Pharmaceuticals
  • Aventis Pharmaceuticals
  • Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals
  • Astra-Zeneca Pharmaceuticals
  • Hoechst Marion Roussel Pharmaceuticals (Norway)
  • Cipla Pharmaceuticals

From where can one get Elspar?

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