Active Ingredient(s): Nitisinone
FDA Approved: * January 18, 2002
Pharm Company: * SWEDISH ORPHAN
Category: Genetic Disorders

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

Orfadin Overview

Nitisinone, sold under the brand name Orfadin among others, is a medication used to slow the effects of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1). Contents 1 Uses 2 Adverse effects 3 Mechanism of action 4 History 5 Research 6 References 7 External links Uses Nitisinone is used to treat hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1) in patients from all ages, in combination with dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylalanine.[medical citation needed] Since its first use for this ind...

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20 years

Im turning 20 on 2/9 and i have been taking orfadin since i was 6 months old.because i have been diagnosed with tyrosinemia. I was supposed to get a liver transplant but this new mediction saved me from it. I take 48mg twice a day. Doctor prescribed but i feel it is too much. Thoughts? ## I think that in such a situation, with such a dangerous medical issue, that your best and safest bet is to follow your doctor's instructions, because they are going to know more than anyone else. Learn more Orfadin details here. If they've kept you from needing a transplant for this long, I'd say they're doing pretty well, so far. And congratulations to you on such and I hope you have a fantastic 20th birthday. Is there anything else I can help with? ## DO YOU NEED A PRESCRIPTION FOR NI...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 10mg, 20mg, 2mg, 5mg
  • Suspension: 4mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 2mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Orfadin: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 66621-1002 Orfadin 2 mg Oral Capsule by Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc.
  • 66621-1005 Orfadin (Nitisinone 5 mg) by Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc.
  • 66621-1010 Orfadin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc.
  • 66658-102 Orfadin 2 mg Oral Capsule by Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Ab (Publ)
  • 66658-105 Orfadin 5 mg Oral Capsule by Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Ab (Publ)
  • 66658-110 Orfadin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Ab (Publ)
  • 66658-120 Orfadin 20 mg Oral Capsule by Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Ab (Publ)
  • 66658-204 Orfadin 4 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Ab (Publ)

Other drugs which contain Nitisinone or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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