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In the US, Idursulfase (idursulfase systemic) is a member of the drug class lysosomal enzymes and is used to treat Mucopolysaccharidosis Type II.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis II (Hunter syndrome)

Chemical Names

α-L-iduronate sulfate sulfatase (WHO)

Sulfatase, L-idurono- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Idursulfaseum (Latin)
  • Idursulfase (German)
  • Idursulfase (French)
  • Idursulfasa (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Elaprase
    DRAC, Switzerland; Genzyme, Thailand; Genzyme Japan, Japan; Paladin, Canada; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Serono Europe, Lithuania; Shire, Belgium; Shire, Czech Republic; Shire, Spain; Shire, Finland; Shire, France; Shire, Greece; Shire, Israel; Shire, Norway; Shire, Poland; Shire, Romania; Shire, Taiwan; Shire, United States; Shire HGT, Germany; Shire HGT, Denmark; Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Austria; Shire Human Genetic Therapies, United Kingdom; Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Hungary; Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Sweden; Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Slovenia; Shire Italia, Italy; Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland, Ireland; Solpharm, Croatia (Hrvatska)


BANBritish Approved Name
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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