Celginase 5000 Iu Injection 1
Asparaginase is used with or without other drugs for chemotherapy in patients with acute lymphatic leukemia (blood cancer), polycythemia vera, and thrombocythemia.
How does the drug work?
Asparaginase is an anti cancer drug. It converts asparagines to aspartic acid and ammonia. Asparagines facilitates celluar metabolism. Malignant cells lose the capacity to produce asparagine and caUSES death of the cell.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of asparaginase are nausea, bone marrow suppression, loss of appetite, vomiting, hair loss, sepsis, blood in urine, diarrhea, cardiomyopathy, and inflammation of mucous parts.
• Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should not use Celginase injection.
• Do not use Celginase medication in the conditions of bone marrow problems, liver problems, or heart problems.
• Individuals receiving radiation therapy or taking radiation to the chest should inform doctor before use of Celginase, as they may need dosage adjustments.
• Talk to the doctor to know about the drugs that may interact with Celginase medicine.
• The drug may cause sunburn easily, avoid sun and sunlamps, use sunscreen or wear protective clothing.
• The dosage of Celginase injection and the duration of treatment will be determined by the doctor.
1. Is asparaginase safe during breastfeeding? No, asparaginase is probably unsafe during breastfeeding.
2. What care should I take while using asparaginase injection? Drink plenty of water and fluids while taking asparaginase medication.
3. What care I should take while using asparaginase? Asparaginase may reduce platelets formation, so avoid situations that cause bruising or injury.
4. Can I take vaccine for measles while on asparaginase? No, do not take any live vaccine while on asparaginase, as it may intensify the side effects.
5. Is it safe in children? Asparaginase should be used with extreme caution in children, as they are sensitive to the side effects.