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Three patients received 10,000 IU/m2 of Oncaspar® (pegaspargase) as an intravenous infusion. One patient experienced a slight increase in liver enzymes. A second patient developed a rash 10 minutes after the start of the infusion, which was controlled with the administration of an antihistamine and by slowing down the infusion rate. A third patient did not experience any adverse reactions.
- History of serious allergic reactions to Oncaspar® (pegaspargase)
- History of serious thrombosis with prior L-asparaginase I therapy
- History of pancreatitis with prior L-asparaginase therapy
- History of serious hemorrhagic events with prior L-asparaginase therapy
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/2/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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