Lumizyme OverviewAlglucosidase alfa, sold under the brand name Myozyme among others, is an enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) orphan drug for treatment of Pompe disease (Glycogen storage disease type II), a rare lysosomal storage disorder (LSD). Chemically speaking, the drug is an analog of the enzyme that is deficient in patients affected by Pompe disease, alpha-glucosidase. It is the first drug available to treat this disease. It was approved for medical use in the United...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Injection: 20mg/kg
- Powder: 5mg/ml
NDC Database Records for Lumizyme: (1 result)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 58468-0160 Lumizyme 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Genzyme Corporation
Other drugs which contain Alglucosidase Alfa or a similar ingredient: (4 results)
- ALGLUCOSIDASE ALFA
- MYOZYME Alglucosidase Alfa
- AVALGLUCOSIDASE ALFA
- NEXVIAZYME Avalglucosidase Alfa-ngpt