There are several laboratory testing options to diagnose Fabry disease. A blood test can determine alpha-Gal A enzyme activity. However, the level of enzyme activity measured while you are untreated does not determine your treatment options. A genetic test is more precise and may help determine your treatment options.
An oral option for adults with confirmed Fabry disease and an amenable GLA gene variant.
Enzyme replacement therapy (ERT)
Administered intravenously (IV) for patients with Fabry disease.
Galafold is designed to work with your own alpha-Gal A enzyme. Ask your healthcare provider if Galafold is right for you.
Galafold is designed to work with your own enzyme.
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Before taking Galafold® (migalastat), tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take medicines or supplements containing caffeine as these medicines or supplements may affect how Galafold works.
How should I take Galafold?
Do not eat food, or take or drink any product that contains caffeine at least 2 hours before and 2 hours after taking Galafold to give a minimum 4 hour fast.
What are the possible side effects of Galafold?
The most common side effects of Galafold include 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.
What is Galafold?
Galafold is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with Fabry disease who have a certain genetic change (variant) in the galactosidase alpha gene (GLA) that is responsive (amenable) to Galafold.
It is not known if Galafold is safe and effective in children.
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