Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Zokinvy

Descriptions


Lonafarnib is used to help reduce the risk of death in patients with Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS). HGPS is a genetic condition in which patients have a noticeable, rapid appearance of aging beginning in childhood.

Lonafarnib is also used to treat rare genetic disorders called processing-deficient Progeroid Laminopathies in patients with either heterozygous LMNA mutation with progerin-like protein accumulation, or homozygous or compound heterozygous ZMPSTE24 mutations.

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule