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Calaspargase Pegol



Calaspargase Pegol


(kal AS par jase PEG ol)

Brand Names: US

  • Asparlas

Therapeutic Category

  • Antineoplastic Agent, Enzyme
  • Antineoplastic Agent, Miscellaneous

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Asparlas may be confused with Elspar, Oncaspar

Calaspargase pegol may be confused with asparaginase (E. coli), asparaginase (Erwinia), asparaginase (Erwinia [recombinant]), certolizumab pegol, pegaspargase.

High alert medication:

This medication is in a class the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) includes among its list of drug classes that have a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error.

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