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In the US, Miglustat (miglustat systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous metabolic agents and is used to treat Gaucher Disease and Niemann-Pick 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 and Niemann-Pick disease

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Miglustatum (Latin)
  • Miglustat (German)
  • Miglustat (French)
  • Miglustat (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Miglustat (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • OGT 918 (IS: OxfordGlycoSci)
  • SC 48334 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Brazaves
    Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Japan
  • Miglustat Bluefish
    Bluefish Pharma, Sweden
  • Zavesca
    Actelion, Australia; Actelion, Belgium; Actelion, Canada; Actelion, Switzerland; Actelion, Czech Republic; Actelion, Germany; Actelion, Denmark; Actelion, Spain; Actelion, Finland; Actelion, France; Actelion, Greece; Actelion, Hungary; Actelion, Ireland; Actelion, Israel; Actelion, Italy; Actelion, Lithuania; Actelion, Netherlands; Actelion, Norway; Actelion, Poland; Actelion, Portugal; Actelion, Turkey; Actelion, United States; Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Russian Federation; Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Sweden; Actelion Pharmaceuticals UK, Austria; Actelion Pharmaceuticals UK, United Kingdom; Biotoscana, Colombia; Biotoscana Farma, Chile; Galen, Taiwan; Medis Adria, Croatia (Hrvatska)


BANBritish Approved Name
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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