What is Bionase?
Bionase is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Bionase Erwinia chrysanthemi is used to treat acute lymphocytic lymphoma.
Uses of Bionase Injection
Bionase 5000IU Injection is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Acute lymphocytic leukemia)
How Bionase Injection works
Asparaginase belongs to class of medications called antineoplastic agents. Asparaginase is an enzyme that interferes with natural processes necessary for cancer cell growth, thereby killing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.
Side effects of Bionase Injection
Breathlessness, Rash, Vomiting, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Nausea, Fatigue, Increased liver enzymes, Edema, Diarrhoea, Decreased blood pressure, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Decreased albumin level in blood, Increased glucose level in blood, Urticaria.