What is Alglucosidase alfa?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Lumizyme Myozyme

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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
Severe
0
Moderate
2
Mild
2
None
7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Alglucosidase alfa

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1
Itching 1
Overwhelming fatigue 1
Tiredness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Alglucosidase alfa

Dosage Patients
1,800 mg every other week 1

Why patients stopped taking Alglucosidase alfa

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking Alglucosidase alfa

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Alglucosidase alfa

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 8
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Alglucosidase alfa.