CRANBURY, N.J., Aug. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD), today announced that 6 posters highlighting its Fabry program will be included in the 13th International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism to be held September 5-8, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Poster Sessions: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 5:30-8:00pm BRT (4:30-7:00pm EDT)
- Long-Term Migalastat Treatment Stabilizes Renal Function in Patients With Fabry Disease: Results From a Phase 3 Clinical Study (AT1001-041) – Prof Charles Lourenco, MD, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (P-638)
- Effects of Treatment With Migalastat on the Combined Endpoint of Kidney Globotriaosylcermide Accumulation and Diarrhea in Patients With Fabry Disease: Results From the Phase 3 FACETS Study – Raphael Schiffmann, MD, Institute of Metabolic Disease, Baylor Research Institute, Dallas, TX (P-645)
- Efficacy and Safety of Migalastat, an Oral Pharmacological Chaperone for Fabry Disease: Renal Findings From Two Randomized Phase 3 Studies (FACETS and ATTRACT) – Ana Jovanovic, MD, Salford Royal Hospital and NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK (P-636)
- Response of Patients With Fabry Disease With the Amenable GLA Mutation p.N215S to Treatment With Migalastat – Prof Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen, MD, PhD, Department of Medical Endocrinology, Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark (P-644)
- Improvements in Cardiac Mass and Function With Long-Term Migalastat Treatment in Patients With Fabry Disease: Results From Phase 3 Trials – Ana Jovanovic, MD, Salford Royal Hospital and NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK (P-2667)
- A Next-Generation Fabry Enzyme Replacement Therapy: Co-formulation of a Proprietary Recombinant Human α-Galactosidase A With a Pharmacological Chaperone Has Greater Efficacy Than Agalsidase β in Mice – Su Xu, PhD, Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. Cranbury, USA (P-2576)
Important Safety Information
Treatment with GALAFOLD should be initiated and supervised by specialists experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of Fabry disease. GALAFOLD is not recommended for use in patients with a nonamenable mutation.
- GALAFOLD is not intended for concomitant use with enzyme replacement therapy.
- GALAFOLD is not recommended for use in patients with Fabry disease who have severe renal impairment (<30 mL/min/1.73 m2). The safety and efficacy of GALAFOLD in children 0–15 years of age have not yet been established.
- No dosage adjustments are required in patients with hepatic impairment or in the elderly population.
- There is very limited experience with the use of this medicine in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, do not take this medicine until you have checked with your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse.
- While taking GALAFOLD, effective birth control should be used. It is not known whether GALAFOLD is excreted in human milk.
- Contraindications to GALAFOLD include hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients listed in the PRESCRIBING INFORMATION.
- It is advised to periodically monitor renal function, echocardiographic parameters and biochemical markers (every 6 months) in patients initiated on GALAFOLD or switched to GALAFOLD.
- OVERDOSE: General medical care is recommended in the case of GALAFOLD overdose.
- The most common adverse reaction reported was headache, which was experienced by approximately 10% of patients who received GALAFOLD. For a complete list of adverse reactions, please review the SUMMARY OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS.
- Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For further important safety information for Galafold, including posology and method of administration, special warnings, drug interactions and adverse drug reactions, please see the European SmPC for Galafold available from the EMA website at www.ema.europa.eu.
About Amicus Therapeutics
Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD) is a biotechnology company at the forefront of therapies for rare and orphan diseases. The Company has a robust pipeline of advanced therapies for a broad range of human genetic diseases. Amicus’ lead programs in development include the small molecule pharmacological chaperone migalastat as a monotherapy for Fabry disease, SD-101 for Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), as well as novel enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) and biologic products for Fabry disease, Pompe disease, and other rare and devastating diseases.
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