What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Alglucerase?

(al GLOO ser ase)

• This medicine is used to treat Gaucher's disease.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Short-term discomfort after use.

• Fever, chills, itching, hives, chest pain or pressure, or shortness of breath during infusion.

• Headache.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever;...