Active Ingredient(s): L-Asparaginase
FDA Approved: * February 1, 1994
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Cancer

Asparaginase is an enzyme that is used as a medication and in food manufacturing.[3][4] As a medication, L-asparaginase is used to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).[3] It is given by injection into a vein, muscle, or under the skin.[3] A pegylated version is also available.[5] In food manufacturing it is used to decrease acrylamide.[4] Common side effects when used by injection include alle... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.