Cystaran

Active Ingredient(s): Cysteamine
FDA Approved: * October 2, 2012
Pharm Company: * SIGMA TAU
Category: Urinary System

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Cystaran Overview

Cysteamine is a chemical compound that can be biosynthesized in mammals, including humans, by the degradation of coenzyme A. The intermediate pantetheine is broken down into cysteamine and pantothenic acid.[1] It is the biosynthetic precursor to the neurotransmitter hypotaurine.[2][3] It is a stable aminothiol, i.e., an organic compound containing both an amine and a thiol functional groups. Cysteamine is a white, water-soluble solid. It is ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cysteamine
  • Capsule: 150mg, 50mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Release: 25mg, 75mg
  • Granule, Delayed Release: 300mg, 75mg
  • Solution: 0.44%
  • Solution/drops: 0.44%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cystaran: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 54482-020 Cystaran 6.5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution by Sigma-tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Cysteamine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)




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