Elspar


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Related to Elspar: asparaginase
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Noun1.Elspar - antineoplastic drug (trade name Elspar) sometimes used to treat lymphoblastic leukemiaElspar - antineoplastic drug (trade name Elspar) sometimes used to treat lymphoblastic leukemia
antineoplastic, antineoplastic drug, cancer drug - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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At present, L-asparaginase is available in the market with different brand names, such as ERWINASE, CLOLAR, LEUKINE, ONCASPAR, ARR-ANON, KIDROLASE and ELSPAR.
Initial treatment consists of the use of methotrexate, vincristine, Daunorubicin Hydrochloride, ELSPAR, Etoposide, and Cytarabine.
Bacterial asparaginases are currently in use under different trade names such as Elspar from Escherichia coli and Erwinase from Erwinia chrysanthemi.