This medication is a lysosomal enzyme, prescribed for Hunter syndrome. It provides a certain enzyme (iduronate-2-sulfatase) to the body.
IV- The recommended dosage regimen is 0.5 mg/kg of body weight administered every week as an intravenous infusion.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare professional into the vein.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of fever, lung or breathing problems, respiratory tract infection, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Most Serious:
Anaphylactic and allergic reactions.
• Most Common: Irregular heart beat, blood clot in lungs, blue or purple coloration of the skin, respiratory failure, infection, joint pain, headache, fever, rash, itching, redness, hives and high blood pressure.
• Central Nervous System: Uneasiness, anxiety and irritability.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in refrigerator (2°C to 8°C), do not freeze it.
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