General Warning: This medication should not be used during pregnancy unless the clinical condition of the woman needs treatment with the nitisinone. Also, mothers taking this drug must avoid breast-feeding.
Orfadin – Nitisinone 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg is supplied for Tenders, Emergency imports, Orphan drug, Reference listed drugs, Comparator Drug, Name patient medicine and Innovator samples etc.
What is ORFADIN:
ORFADIN is a medicine that contains the active substance Nitisinone and is available as Capsules.
How Does Nitisinone(Orfadin) Work?
Nitisinone helps stop the build-up of the toxic substances which can be responsible for causing the severe liver and also kidney problems in patients with the HT-1. In order to do that, it is also helpful in preventing the porphyric crises associated with the HT-1.
In how many countries ORFADIN is approved for marketing?
ORFADIN is available/approved in USA and Europe. We can help you to access it in India.
What is ORFADIN used for?
It is used for the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1), in addition to limiting the amount of tyrosine and phenylalanine in the diet.
Nitisinone side effects: Patients with this drug may experience some most common side effects which are eye pain, elevated tyrosine levels, conjunctivitis, corneal opacity, keratitis, photophobia, leukopenia, blepharitis, granulocytopenia, epistaxis, exfoliative dermatitis, dry skin, alopecia, cataracts, pruritus, thrombocytopenia and maculopapular rash.
Nitisinone cost: Nitisinone 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg is available at a very promising rate.
Nitisinone FDA label should be taken twice a day. Nitisinone should be taken with or without meal however, it should always be taken at about the same way. Therefore, if you start taking this drug with food, you should always take it with food.