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Asparaginase (Elspar) Summary

Description: A hydrolase enzyme that converts L-asparagine and water to L-aspartate and NH3. EC 3.5.1.1.

Also Known As: Elspar; Asparaginase II; Asparaginase medac; Asparagine Deaminase; Bayer Brand of Asparaginase Show All >>

Networked: 1395 relevant articles (117 outcomes, 155 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Asparaginase is Relevant

  1. Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) : 44 outcomes 72 studies in 534 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 18 outcomes 23 studies in 177 results
  3. Lymphoma (Lymphomas) : 15 outcomes 10 studies in 116 results
  4. Leukemia : 14 outcomes 24 studies in 277 results
  5. Hypersensitivity (Allergy) : 7 outcomes 9 studies in 114 results
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Drugs Related to Asparaginase

  1. Vincristine (Oncovin)
  2. Prednisone (Sone)
  3. Cytarabine (Cytosar-U)
  4. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
  5. Methotrexate (Mexate)
  6. Etoposide (VP 16)
  7. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
  8. Prednisolone (Predate)
  9. Asparagine
  10. Ifosfamide
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Therapies Related to Asparaginase

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
  3. Radiotherapy
  4. Stem Cell Transplantation
  5. Remission Induction
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