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Galsulfase
Specialty Drug

Naglazyme

GALSULFASE is an enzyme replacement. It is used to treat the symptoms of mucopolysaccharidosis VI (also known as MPS VI or Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome). This medicine is not a cure. Compare enzyme replacement therapies.
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Galsulfase Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups.

You may take part in a Clinical Surveillance Program to better understand the effects of this medicine. Ask your doctor or other health care professional for more information.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Blurred or decreased vision

chest pain

difficult or labored breathing

dizziness

headache

hernia of the naval

nervousness

pounding in the ears

slow or fast heartbeat

swelling of the face

tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

Back pain

bluish lips or skin

confusion

cough

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position

fever, chills, or sweating

hives or welts

joint pain

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

loss of bladder control

loss of bowel control

nausea or vomiting

paralysis of the limbs

stomach pain

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Diarrhea

ear pain

loss of appetite

Less common

Body aches or pain

burning, dry, or itching eyes

congestion

dryness or soreness of the throat

excessive tearing

loss of or increase in reflexes

runny or stuffy nose

tender, swollen glands in the neck

trouble with swallowing

unusual tiredness or weakness

voice changes

Incidence not known

Difficulty with moving

loss of voice

muscle pain or stiffness

sneezing

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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