Alglucosidase alfa

Drug Profile

Alglucosidase alfa

Alternative Names: Alglucosidase alpha; human acid alpha-glucosidase; Lumizyme; Myozyme; Pompase; recombinant human acid alpha-glucosidase; rhGAA

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Genzyme Corporation
  • Developer Sanofi Genzyme
  • Class Alpha-glucosidases; Peptides
  • Mechanism of Action Alpha glucosidase replacements
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Glycogen storage disease type II
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Glycogen storage disease type II

Most Recent Events

  • 25 Jul 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 01 Aug 2014 US FDA approves sBLA for alglucosidase alfa (Lumizyme®) for patients of any age or phenotype with Glycogen storage disease type II in USA
  • 02 Sep 2013 Genzyme initiates enrolment in the phase IV PAPAYA trial for Pompe's disease in US, Germany, India, Russia and Ukraine (NCT01410890)
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