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CERDELGA: Oral capsule (84mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ELIGLUSTAT (el i GLOO stat) is used for the long-term treatment of adults with Gaucher disease type I. Eliglustat is not used in certain people with Gaucher disease type 1. Your doctor will perform a test to make sure this medicine is right for you.

In-Depth Information

Cerdelga 84mg Capsule

NDC: 584680220
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Gaucher's Disease

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Cerdelga 84mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Cerdelga 84mg Capsule

Constipation Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
10.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
13.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
45.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Cerdelga 84mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Severe Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Cerdelga 84mg Capsule(Eliglustat)
Grapefruit juice and Eliglustat(Eliglustat)
Do not take these agents together. Taking these agents together can increase the risk of a dangerous change in heartbeat or heart rhythm. These changes may result in chest pain, dizziness, fainting or falling spells, palpitations, shortness of breath, or a change in your heart beat (such as a fast or irregular heart beat).
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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