Kuvan OverviewTetrahydrobiopterin (BH4, THB), also known as sapropterin, is a cofactor of the three aromatic amino acid hydroxylase enzymes, used in the degradation of amino acid phenylalanine and in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT), melatonin, dopamine, norepinephrine (noradrenaline), epinephrine (adrenaline), and is a cofactor for the production of nitric oxide (NO) by the nitric oxide synthases. Chemically, its structu...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Powder: 100mg, 100mg/packet, 500mg/packet
- Powder For Oral Solution: 100mg/packet
- Tablet: 100mg
NDC Database Records for Kuvan: (3 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 68135-300 Kuvan 100 mg Oral Tablet for 4-8 Oz Oral Solution by Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
- 68135-301 Kuvan 100 mg/1 Oral Powder, for Solution by Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
- 68135-482 Kuvan 500 mg Oral Powder, for Solution by Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.