Zavesca Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback
Miglustat, sold under the brand name Zavesca, is a medication used to treat type I Gaucher disease (GD1). It was developed by Oxford GlycoSciences and is marketed by Actelion. Miglustat is the first treatment to be approved for treating progressive neurological complications in people with Niemann–Pick disease, type C (NPC).
WebMD mentioned the side effects, "Zavesca side Effects Nausea, vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain, gas, diarrhea, weight loss, headache, muscle cramps, dizziness, or weakness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
To reduce diarrhea, your doctor may tell you to take miglustat between meals, recommend that you change your diet to avoid high-carbohydrate foods, or prescribe a drug (such as loperamide) to treat diarrhea. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for more details."