IMIGLUCERASE is a Schedule H drug.
Imiglucerase is used to treat a certain rare genetic problem (Gaucher disease). This medication improves blood, bone, liver, and spleen problems caused by Gaucher disease. Imiglucerase does not correct the genetic problem, and treatment must be continued for life. Imiglucerase is a man-made form of an enzyme that occurs naturally in the body. It is used as an enzyme replacement in people with Type I Gaucher disease.


IMIGLUCERASE is generally used to treat: Gaucher Disease Type 1

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: IV (Intravenous)


  • Before using imiglucerase, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or to alglucerase or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of antibodies to alglucerase.
  • During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Common Side-Effects

IMIGLUCERASE : Itchy Skin, Skin Rash, Abdomen Discomfort, Dizziness, Head Headache, Nausea

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Refrigeration (Between 2 To 8 C)

Available Alternatives

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