Brand Names : Elitek, Fasturtec
Proper Use of This Medicine
Dosing - The dose of rasburicase will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label.
The following information includes only the average doses of rasburicase. If your dose is different, do not change it
doctor tells you to do so.
The number of doses you take each day, the time allowed
between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the
medical problem for which you are taking rasburicase.
dosage form (injection):
For preventing or treating medical problems that may occur if certain
treatments increase the amount of uric acid in the blood:
Adults - See the dose for children
Children - 0.15 or 0.2 milligram (mg) per kilogram (kg) of body
weight in a solution to be injected over 30 minutes into a vein as a single
daily dose for five days. Chemotherapy should be initiated 4 to 24 hours after
the first dose of rasburicase.
Storage - To store this medicine:
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store vial of dry powder between 2 and 8 °C (36 and 46 °F).
The reconstituted or diluted solution can be stored between 2 and
8 °C (36 and 46 °F) up to 24 hours
Do not freeze
Protect from light
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Ask your
health care professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not
use. Be sure that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.