Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Ravicti

Descriptions


Glycerol phenylbutyrate is used together with a proper diet to treat urea cycle disorders. This medicine is used in patients who cannot be treated with a low-protein diet and amino acid supplements.

Ammonia is formed from the breakdown of protein in the body. If the ammonia cannot be removed by the body, then a buildup may cause serious unwanted effects. This medicine works by helping to remove ammonia (nitrogen) from the body reduce high high levels of ammonia in the blood.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution