In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name elspar or other names l-asparaginase or kidrolase or erwinia l-asparaginase when referring to the generic drug name asparaginase. Drug type: Asparaginase is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug.Where can I get L-asparaginase?
It is possible for L-Asparaginase to be obtained through compounding pharmacies. Asparaginase is normally derived from E. coli bacteria. With the loss of the commercial product Elspar®, a product derived from Erwinia chrysanthemum (Erwinaze®) has been released.