What is Velaglucerase alfa?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Velaglucerase alfa is used as an enzyme replacement therapy for patients with type 1 Gaucher’s disease. It is given every 2 weeks by an intravenous injection.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Velaglucerase alfa

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Velaglucerase alfa

Multiple reasons could be selected

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


Stopped taking Velaglucerase alfa

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Velaglucerase alfa after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Imiglucerase 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Velaglucerase alfa.