What is Alglucosidase alfa?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Lumizyme Myozyme


Alglucosidase alfa is a lysosomal glycogen-specific enzyme that may be used in patients with Pompe disease (also known as acid alpha-glucosidase [GAA] deficiency).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Alglucosidase alfa

Side effect Patients Percentage
Headaches 1
Itching 1

Why patients stopped taking Alglucosidase alfa

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Alglucosidase alfa


Stopped taking Alglucosidase alfa

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 9
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 7
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Alglucosidase alfa.