pegaspargase - injection, Oncaspar


BRAND NAME(S): Oncaspar

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USES: This medication is usually used with other anti-cancer (chemotherapy) drugs to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), especially in patients who are allergic to L-asparaginase. It works by starving tumor cells of a certain amino acid (asparagine), causing the tumor cells to die.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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