What is Galafold?
Galafold is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with Fabry disease who have a certain genetic change (variant) in an enzyme called alpha-galactosidase A (GLA) that is responsive (amenable) to Galafold.
It is not known if Galafold is safe and effective in children.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Before taking Galafold, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
- have kidney problems.
- are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Galafold will harm your unborn baby.
- are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Galafold may pass into breast milk. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby if you take Galafold.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
What are the possible side effects of Galafold?
The most common side effects of Galafold were headache, stuffy or runny nose and sore throat, urinary tract infection, nausea, and fever.
These are not all the possible side effects of Galafold. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects to Amicus Therapeutics at 1-877-4AMICUS.
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