ELITEK® (rasburicase):  
once daily for up to 5 days

Recommended ELITEK dosing: 0.2 mg/kg once daily1

  • 30-minute intravenous infusion
  • For up to 5 days
  • No dose-modification requirement
  • Not indicated for dosing beyond 5 days or administration of more than 1 course
  • Do not administer as an intravenous bolus

Reconstituting ELITEK

How to prepare ELITEK1

  • ELITEK must be reconstituted with the diluent provided in the carton
    • Reconstitute the 1.5-mg vial of ELITEK with 1 mL of diluent OR
    • Reconstitute the 7.5-mg vial of ELITEK with 5 mL of diluent
  • Mix by swirling gently. Do not shake or vortex
  • Inspect the vial of ELITEK and the diluent before administration, and discard if particulate matter or discoloration is visible

30-minute IV infusion

How to administer ELITEK in all patients1

  • Administer ELITEK as an intravenous infusion only
  • Inject the calculated dose of reconstituted ELITEK solution into an infusion bag containing the appropriate volume of 0.9% sterile sodium chloride to achieve a final total volume of 50 mL. DO NOT use filters during infusion of reconstituted ELITEK drug product
  • Infuse over 30 minutes through a separate IV line or flush line with at least 15 mL of normal saline prior to and after ELITEK infusion

Storing ELITEK

Storing ELITEK1

  • Store reconstituted or diluted solution at 2°C-8°C (36°F-46°F)
  • Discard unused product solution 24 hours following reconstitution
  • The lyophilized drug product and the diluent for reconstitution should be stored at 2°C-8°C (36°F-46°F)
  • Do not freeze
  • Protect from light
Product Information Sheet

Refer to this sheet to see how ELITEK is supplied


Reference: 1. ELITEK [prescribing information]. Bridgewater, NJ: sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.