Leunase 5000IU Injection

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Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries

Composition for Leunase 5000IU Injection

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Primarily used for

Blood cancer (Acute lymphocytic leukemia)
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₹83.95/Injection
20 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Leunase Injection

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Uses of Leunase Injection

Leunase 5000IU Injection is used in the treatment of Blood cancer (Acute lymphocytic leukemia).
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Side effects of Leunase Injection

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Breathlessness, Rash, Vomiting, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Nausea, Fatigue, Increased liver enzymes, Edema, Diarrhoea, Decreased blood pressure, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Decreased albumin level in blood, Increased glucose level in blood, Urticaria.

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How to use Leunase Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Leunase Injection works

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

In Depth Information on Leunase Injection

Expert advice for Leunase Injection

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Leunase 5000IU Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Leunase 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.
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Lactation
Leunase 5000IU Injection is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Leunase 5000IU Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Leunase 5000IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Leunase 5000IU Injection is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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