Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Orfadin

Descriptions


Nitisinone is used to treat hereditary tyrosinemia type 1, which is too much tyrosine in the blood. It helps to prevent high levels of tyrosine in the blood. Treatment with nitisinone and diet changes may slow the progression of the disease, but will not cure it.

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule
  • Suspension