Alglucosidase Alfa
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Alglucosidase Alfa?

(al gloo KOSE i dase AL fa)

• This medicine is used to treat Pompe disease.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

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

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider. You may be more sensitive to this medicine.

• 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?

• Anemia.

• Short-term discomfort after use.

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

• Flushing.

• Rash.

• Slow heartbeat.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals and frequent mouth care may help. Older children may suck...

 
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