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In the US, Pegaspargase (pegaspargase systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antineoplastics and is used to treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic agent

Chemical Names

Asparaginase, reaction product wit succinic anhydride, esters wit polyetylene glycol monometyl eter


Foreign Names

  • Pegaspargasum (Latin)
  • Pegaspargase (German)
  • Pegaspargase (French)
  • Pegaspargasa (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Pegaspargase (OS: USAN)
  • PEG-L-asparaginase (IS)

Brand Names

  • Oncaspar
    CN Unifarm, Romania; Filaxis, Argentina; IFET, Greece; medac, Poland; Sigma-tau, Germany

International Drug Name Search


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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