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LAGICAD 5000IU INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 1250 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for LAGICAD

Asparaginase(5000 iu)

food interaction for LAGICAD

alcohol interaction for LAGICAD

pregnancy interaction for LAGICAD

lactation interaction for LAGICAD

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lagicad 5000iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lagicad 5000iu injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lagicad 5000iu injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LAGICAD

Asparaginase(5000 iu)

Uses

Lagicad 5000iu injection is used in the treatment of blood cancer (acute lymphocytic leukemia).

How it works

Lagicad 5000iu injection belongs to class of medications called antineoplastic agents. Lagicad 5000iu injection is an enzyme that interferes with natural processes necessary for cancer cell growth, thereby killing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.
 

Common side effects

Abnormal liver function tests, Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Bleeding, Chills, Diarrhoea, Fever, Nausea, Stomach cramp, Vomiting, Weight loss, Loss of appetite

SUBSTITUTES for LAGICAD

3 Substitutes
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  • LEUNASE 5000IU INJECTION
    (20 ML injection in vial)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 83.95/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 1679
    save 93% more per ML of injection
  • CELGINASE 5000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Celon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 975/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 975
    save 22% more per injection
  • ASGINASE 5000 IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 567.07/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 567.07
    save 55% more per injection

Expert advice for LAGICAD

  • Asparaginase can also make you flush, breathe faster, or have a fruit-like breath. This is normal and not a cause for concern.
  • Do not receive a live vaccine (eg, measles, mumps) while you are taking asparaginase.
  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to asparaginase or any of its ingredients.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you feel confused, drowsy, have excessive thirst or observe an increased frequency or volume of urination. 
  • If you are a patient with diabetes, monitor your blood sugar levels closely.
  • Ensure that you undergo periodic laboratory tests to monitor response to the therapy and any side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 February, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)