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Uses of Laronidase
Laronidase is used in the treatment of:
- Mucopolysaccharidosis I
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Laronidase Brand Names
Laronidase may be found in some form under the following brand names:
This is not a complete list of Laronidasedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Laronidase and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Laronidase falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Laronidase. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Laronidase, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take laronidase exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Laronidase dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Laronidase is available in the following doses:
- Laronidase 2.9 Mg/5 Ml Intravenous Solution
Forms of Medication
Laronidase is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution