Lamzede is a medicine used for patients with mild to moderate alpha-mannosidosis. It is used for treating effects of the disease that do not involve the brain (non-neurological effects).
Alpha-mannosidosis is an inherited disease with features that include learning disability, difficulty controlling movement, deafness, speaking difficulty, frequent infections, enlarged liver and spleen, bone abnormalities, and muscle pain and weakness.
Lamzede contains the active substance velmanase alfa.
Alpha-mannosidosis is rare, and Lamzede was designated an ‘orphan medicine’ (a medicine used in rare diseases) on 26 January 2005.
Lamzede : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/77.45 KB)
First published: 10/04/2018
Last updated: 10/04/2018
Lamzede : EPAR - Risk-management-plan summary (PDF/154.26 KB)
First published: 24/08/2020
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This medicine was authorised under exceptional circumstances, because the applicant was unable to provide comprehensive data on the efficacy and safety of the medicine under normal conditions of use. This can happen because the condition to be treated is rare or because collection of full information is not possible or is unethical. For more information, see Pre-authorisation guidance.
Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.
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21/07/2022 Lamzede - EMEA/H/C/003922 - II/0027
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Treatment of non-neurological manifestations in patients with mild to moderate alpha-mannosidosis.