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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

Brand Names

  • Cerezyme
    Genzyme, Australia; Genzyme, Belgium; Genzyme, Canada; Genzyme, Colombia; Genzyme, Czech Republic; Genzyme, Germany; Genzyme, Finland; Genzyme, France; Genzyme, Greece; Genzyme, Hungary; Genzyme, Ireland; Genzyme, Israel; Genzyme, Italy; Genzyme, Lithuania; Genzyme, Latvia; Genzyme, Macedonia; Genzyme, Norway; Genzyme, Poland; Genzyme, Romania; Genzyme, Serbia; Genzyme, Thailand; Genzyme, Turkey; Genzyme, Taiwan; Genzyme, United States; Genzyme Chile, Chile; Genzyme Europe, Austria; Genzyme Europe, Cyprus; Genzyme Japan, Japan; Genzyme Therapeutics, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Aventis, China; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Synthelabo, South Africa


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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