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February 18, 2015

Intravenous Administration of Erwinaze® Approved by FDA


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the intravenous administration of Erwinaze® (asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi).  Erwinaze is utilized as a component of a multi-agent chemotherapeutic regimen for the treatment of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have developed hypersensitivity to E. coli-derived asparaginase.1 Administration of Erwinaze through an intravenous infusion provides patients with hypersensitivity […]

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