Active Ingredient(s): Miglustat
FDA Approved: * July 31, 2003
Pharm Company: * ACTELION PHARMS
Category: Enzymes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Zavesca Overview

Miglustat (OGT 918, N-butyl-deoxynojirimycin) is a drug developed by Oxford GlycoSciences and marketed by Actelion under the trade name Zavesca. It is used primarily to treat type I Gaucher disease (GD1). Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Contraindications 3 Adverse effects 4 Mechanism of action 5 Chemistry 6 Research 7 See also 8 References Medical uses Miglustat is used to treat adults with mild to moderate type I Gaucher disease for whom enzyme replacement therapy is unsuitable.[1&a...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 100mg
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NDC Database Records for Zavesca: (1 result)

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  • 66215-201 Zavesca 100 mg Oral Capsule by Actelion Pharmaceuticals Us, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Miglustat or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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