Description and Brand Names
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Alglucosidase alfa injection is an enzyme that treats Pompe disease, which is also called glycogen storage disease type II. Alglucosidase alfa contains a human enzyme called acid alpha-glucosidase. This enzyme helps with the digestion and absorption of glycogen. People with Pompe disease are not able to make enough of this enzyme.
The Lumizyme™ form of this medicine is only available under a special restricted distribution program called Lumizyme™ ACE (Alglucosidase alfa Control and Education) program.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: