Alipogene tiparvovec contains the human lipoprotein lipase (LPL) gene variant LPLS447X in a vector. The human LPL gene variant LPLS447X in an adeno-associated virus serotype 1 (AAV1) vector intended to target the muscle. Alipogene tiparvovec is injected as a one-time series into the muscle of the lower extremities where it is taken up by myocytes.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):
Alipogene tiparvovec is the active ingredient of these drugs: