In the US, Imiglucerase (imiglucerase systemic) is a member of the drug class lysosomal enzymes and is used to treat Gaucher Disease and Thrombocytopenia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Enzyme replacement therapy

Chemical Names

495-L-Histidineglucosylceramidase (human placenta isoenzyme protein moiety)

Recombinant human acid beta-glucocerebrosidase

Foreign Names

  • Imiglucerasum (Latin)
  • Imiglucerase (German)
  • Imiglucérase (French)
  • Imiglucerasa (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Imiglucerase (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Imiglucérase (OS: DCF)
  • Alglucerase, gentechnisch hergestellt (IS)

Brand Names

  • Cerezyme
    Genzyme, Austria; Genzyme, Australia; Genzyme, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Genzyme, Belgium; Genzyme, Canada; Genzyme, Chile; Genzyme, China; Genzyme, Czech Republic; Genzyme, Germany; Genzyme, Denmark; Genzyme, Spain; Genzyme, Finland; Genzyme, France; Genzyme, United Kingdom; Genzyme, Greece; Genzyme, Hong Kong; Genzyme, Israel; Genzyme, Italy; Genzyme, Lithuania; Genzyme, Luxembourg; Genzyme, Latvia; Genzyme, Netherlands; Genzyme, Norway; Genzyme, New Zealand; Genzyme, Romania; Genzyme, Serbia; Genzyme, Sweden; Genzyme, Slovenia; Genzyme, Slovakia; Genzyme, Turkey; Genzyme, Taiwan; Genzyme, United States; Genzyme Europe, Poland; Genzyme Nippon, Japan; Medical Intertrade, Croatia (Hrvatska); Sam Oh, South Korea; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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