PEGASPARGASE is a Schedule H drug.
Pegaspargase is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Pegaspargase is used in combination with other cancer medications to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia. pegaspargase is also used to treat allergic reactions to another cancer medication called asparaginase.


PEGASPARGASE is generally used to treat: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 18yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: IM (Intra-Mascular),


Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver problems, bone marrow problems, sugar, infection, undergoing radiation therapy, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It may raise blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication. It may reduce platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising.

Common Side-Effects

PEGASPARGASE : Nausea, Vomit, Weakness (generalized), Loss Of Appetite

Serious Side-Effects

PEGASPARGASE : Abdomen Pain, Fever, Increased Thirst, Frequent Urination, Easy Bruising, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Eyes Yellow Eyes, Legs Swelling, Legs Numbness

Rare Side-Effects

PEGASPARGASE : Shortness Of Breath, Chest Pain, Head Headache, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Slurred Speech, Confusion, Dizziness, Sudden Numbness Or Weakness On One Side Of Body

Disease Interactions

PEGASPARGASE can interfere with: Thromboembolism, Pancreatitis, Acute Liver Failure, Diabetes Mellitus

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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