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In the US, Eliglustat (eliglustat systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous metabolic agents and is used to treat Gaucher Disease.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Glycosylceramide synthase inhibitor

Treatment of Gaucher disease

Chemical Name

N-{(1R,2R)-1-(2,3-dihydro-1,4-benzodioxin-6-yl)-1-hydroxy-3-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)propan-2-yl}octanamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Eliglustatum (Latin)
  • Eliglustat (German)
  • Eliglustat (French)
  • Eliglustat (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Cerdelga
    Genzyme, Lithuania; Genzyme, Poland; Genzyme, Slovakia; Genzyme Europe, Greece; Genzyme Europe, Romania; Genzyme Europe, Slovenia; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Sa─člik, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Sanofi-Aventis, Spain; Genzyme, France; Genzyme, Ireland; Genzyme, Macedonia; Genzyme, Norway; Genzyme, United States; Genzyme Europe, Netherlands; Genzyme Therapeutics, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Denmark; Sanofi, Japan; Sanofi Belgium, Belgium; Sanofi Genzyme, Canada; Sanofi Oy, Finland; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia
  • Cerdelga 84mg
    Genzyme, Germany; Genzyme Europe, Austria; Sanofi Belgium, Luxembourg


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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