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Rasburicase is a drug used to help control uric acid levels in people undergoing certain types of chemotherapy. This prescription medicine comes as an injection that is given slowly into a vein once a day for up to five days. People who have certain allergies, a history of blood problems, or certain other medical conditions may not be able to safely use this drug.
- Swelling due to fluid retention (edema)
- Abdominal (stomach) pain.