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Asparaginase - (black box removed upon last labeling revision)

  • Experienced physician only in Hospital Setting
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Sudden death
  • Special Handling Procedures
  • Must be prepared to treat anaphylaxis at each administration of dose, including primary dose.
  • Intradermal skin test should be performed prior to initial administration of this drug and repeated when > 1 week separates doses.
  • See package insert for special handling instructions for preparation, administration and disposal of the drug.

Note:  Latest labeling (3/2007) does not include prior boxed warning.

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Updated January 2018