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Cysteamine Overview

Cysteamine is a medication intended for a number of indications, and approved by the FDA to treat cystinosis. 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 often used as salts of the ammonium derivative [HSCH2CH2NH3]+[1] including the hydrochloride, phosphocysteamine, and bitartrate.[2] Cysteamine molecule is biosynthesized in mammals, including hu...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 150mg, 50mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Release: 25mg, 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 Cysteamine: (2 results)

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  • 49663-001 Procysbi 25 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Raptor Therapeutics Inc.
  • 49663-002 Procysbi 75 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Raptor Therapeutics Inc.

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