imiglucerase - injection, Cerezyme


BRAND NAME(S): Cerezyme

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USES: Imiglucerase is used to treat a certain rare genetic problem (Gaucher disease). Imiglucerase replaces a certain natural substance (an enzyme called glucocerebrosidase) that is missing in people with 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.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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