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Drug Name:

NAGLAZYME Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Galsulfase 1mg/mL; conc. soln for IV infusion after dilution; preservative-free.

Company:
BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for NAGLAZYME:

Mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI).

Adults and Children:

<5yrs: not recommended. ≥5yrs: Give by IV infusion over 4 hours. Initial infusion rate: 6mL/hr for the first hour, then, if tolerated, may increase to 80mL/hr for the remaining 3 hours. May extend infusion time up to 20 hours if infusion reactions occur. Pretreat with antihistamines w/wo antipyretics 30–60mins prior to starting infusion. 1mg/kg once weekly.

Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if severe infusion reactions occur. Antihistamine pretreatment may increase risk of apneic episodes. Risk of acute cardiorespiratory failure in patients susceptible to fluid volume overload (eg, weighing ≤20kg, underlying respiratory illness, compromised cardiac and/or respiratory function). Consider evaluation of airway patency prior to treatment. Acute febrile or respiratory illness: delay infusion. Monitor for spinal/cervical cord compression (including back pain, limb paralysis, urinary and fecal incontinence). Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Recombinant human N-acetylgalactosamine 4-sulfatase enzyme.

Adverse Reactions:

Rash, pain, urticaria, pyrexia, pruritus, chills, headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dyspnea; infusion reactions.

Note:

Visit www.MPSVI.com/CSP or call (866) 906-6100 to participate in Clinical Surveillance Program.

How Supplied:

Single-use vial (5mL)—1

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