Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Vistogard
  2. Xuriden


Uridine triacetate is used to treat hereditary orotic aciduria. Hereditary orotic aciduria is a rare metabolic disease that is caused by uridine deficiency. Uridine triacetate is a pyrimidine analog that works by replacing the uridine that cannot be normally produced in patients with hereditary orotic aciduria.

Uridine triacetate is also used as an emergency treatment for patients who had an overdose of the cancer medicines fluorouracil or capecitabine, or who develop certain severe or life-threatening side effects within 4 days of receiving these cancer medicines.

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Granule