LEUNASE 5000IU INJECTION

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Composition FOR LEUNASE 5000IU injection

Asparaginase(5000IU)

food interaction for LEUNASE injection

alcohol interaction for LEUNASE injection

pregnancy interaction for LEUNASE injection

lactation interaction for LEUNASE injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Leunase 5000iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Leunase 5000iu injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR LEUNASE 5000IU injection

Asparaginase(5000IU)

Leunase injection uses

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

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.
 
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Common side effects of leunase injection

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.

SUBSTITUTES FOR LEUNASE injection

5 Substitutes
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  • BIONASE 5000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 1183.92/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1183.92
    pay 1310% more per injection
  • CELGINASE 5000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Celon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 975/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 975
    pay 1061% more per injection
  • LAGICAD 5000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 1250/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1250
    pay 1389% more per injection
  • ASGINASE 5000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 567.07/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 567.07
    pay 575% more per injection
  • ONCONASE 5000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 982.31/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 982.31
    pay 1070% more per injection

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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)