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Orfadin Drug Description
ORFADIN®
(nitisinone) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of nitisinone (Orfadin)?

Stop using nitisinone and get emergency medical help if you have any of these serious side side effects. Some of these side effects can be caused by the medication or by your diet:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
eye redness, pain, burning, or sensitivity to light;
vision changes;
bloody or black stools; or
unusual...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Orfadin »




Orfadin contains nitisinone, which is a hydroxyphenyl-pyruvate dioxygenase inhibitor indicated as an adjunct to dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylalanine in the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1).
Nitisinone occurs as white to yellowish-white, crystalline powder. It is practically insoluble in water, soluble in 2M sodium hydroxide and in methanol, and sparingly soluble in alcohol.
Chemically, nitisinone is 2-(2-nitro-4-trifluoromethylbenzoyl) cyclohexane-1,3-dione, and the structural formula is:
Figure 1. The molecular formula is C14H10F3NO5
with a relative mass of 329.23







Orfadin is a hard white-opaque capsule, marked as 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg strengths of nitisinone and is intended for oral administration. Each capsule contains 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg nitisinone, plus pre-gelatinized starch. The capsule shell is gelatin and titanium dioxide and the imprint is an iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/18/2010




Orfadin Drug Description
ORFADIN®
(nitisinone) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of nitisinone (Orfadin)?

Stop using nitisinone and get emergency medical help if you have any of these serious side side effects. Some of these side effects can be caused by the medication or by your diet:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
eye redness, pain, burning, or sensitivity to light;
vision changes;
bloody or black stools; or
unusual...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Orfadin »




Orfadin contains nitisinone, which is a hydroxyphenyl-pyruvate dioxygenase inhibitor indicated as an adjunct to dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylalanine in the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1).
Nitisinone occurs as white to yellowish-white, crystalline powder. It is practically insoluble in water, soluble in 2M sodium hydroxide and in methanol, and sparingly soluble in alcohol.
Chemically, nitisinone is 2-(2-nitro-4-trifluoromethylbenzoyl) cyclohexane-1,3-dione, and the structural formula is:
Figure 1. The molecular formula is C14H10F3NO5
with a relative mass of 329.23







Orfadin is a hard white-opaque capsule, marked as 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg strengths of nitisinone and is intended for oral administration. Each capsule contains 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg nitisinone, plus pre-gelatinized starch. The capsule shell is gelatin and titanium dioxide and the imprint is an iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/18/2010




Orfadin Drug Description
ORFADIN®
(nitisinone) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of nitisinone (Orfadin)?

Stop using nitisinone and get emergency medical help if you have any of these serious side side effects. Some of these side effects can be caused by the medication or by your diet:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
eye redness, pain, burning, or sensitivity to light;
vision changes;
bloody or black stools; or
unusual...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Orfadin »




Orfadin contains nitisinone, which is a hydroxyphenyl-pyruvate dioxygenase inhibitor indicated as an adjunct to dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylalanine in the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1).
Nitisinone occurs as white to yellowish-white, crystalline powder. It is practically insoluble in water, soluble in 2M sodium hydroxide and in methanol, and sparingly soluble in alcohol.
Chemically, nitisinone is 2-(2-nitro-4-trifluoromethylbenzoyl) cyclohexane-1,3-dione, and the structural formula is:
Figure 1. The molecular formula is C14H10F3NO5
with a relative mass of 329.23







Orfadin is a hard white-opaque capsule, marked as 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg strengths of nitisinone and is intended for oral administration. Each capsule contains 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg nitisinone, plus pre-gelatinized starch. The capsule shell is gelatin and titanium dioxide and the imprint is an iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/18/2010




Orfadin Drug Description
ORFADIN®
(nitisinone) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of nitisinone (Orfadin)?

Stop using nitisinone and get emergency medical help if you have any of these serious side side effects. Some of these side effects can be caused by the medication or by your diet:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
eye redness, pain, burning, or sensitivity to light;
vision changes;
bloody or black stools; or
unusual...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Orfadin »




Orfadin contains nitisinone, which is a hydroxyphenyl-pyruvate dioxygenase inhibitor indicated as an adjunct to dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylalanine in the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1).
Nitisinone occurs as white to yellowish-white, crystalline powder. It is practically insoluble in water, soluble in 2M sodium hydroxide and in methanol, and sparingly soluble in alcohol.
Chemically, nitisinone is 2-(2-nitro-4-trifluoromethylbenzoyl) cyclohexane-1,3-dione, and the structural formula is:
Figure 1. The molecular formula is C14H10F3NO5
with a relative mass of 329.23







Orfadin is a hard white-opaque capsule, marked as 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg strengths of nitisinone and is intended for oral administration. Each capsule contains 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg nitisinone, plus pre-gelatinized starch. The capsule shell is gelatin and titanium dioxide and the imprint is an iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/18/2010




Orfadin Drug Description
ORFADIN®
(nitisinone) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of nitisinone (Orfadin)?

Stop using nitisinone and get emergency medical help if you have any of these serious side side effects. Some of these side effects can be caused by the medication or by your diet:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
eye redness, pain, burning, or sensitivity to light;
vision changes;
bloody or black stools; or
unusual...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Orfadin »




Orfadin contains nitisinone, which is a hydroxyphenyl-pyruvate dioxygenase inhibitor indicated as an adjunct to dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylalanine in the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1).
Nitisinone occurs as white to yellowish-white, crystalline powder. It is practically insoluble in water, soluble in 2M sodium hydroxide and in methanol, and sparingly soluble in alcohol.
Chemically, nitisinone is 2-(2-nitro-4-trifluoromethylbenzoyl) cyclohexane-1,3-dione, and the structural formula is:
Figure 1. The molecular formula is C14H10F3NO5
with a relative mass of 329.23







Orfadin is a hard white-opaque capsule, marked as 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg strengths of nitisinone and is intended for oral administration. Each capsule contains 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg nitisinone, plus pre-gelatinized starch. The capsule shell is gelatin and titanium dioxide and the imprint is an iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/18/2010





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Nitisinone (also known as NTBC, an abbreviation of its full chemical name) is a drug originally developed as an herbicide now used in the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1. Nitisinone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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Learn about the prescription medication Orfadin (Nitisinone), drug uses, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, reviews and patient labeling. Orfadin (Nitisinone) Drug Information: Uses, Side Effects, Drug ...


Nitisinone Brand names: Orfadin® Chemical formula: Last updated: 7/1/2002 Important Disclaimer: The drug information provided here is for Nitisinone: Information from Answers.com


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Nitisinone is used to treat a rare genetic condition called hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1). HT-1 is a metabolic disorder that occurs when the body does not produce enough of ... nitisinone Information - Drugs and Treatments - MedHelp


Nitisinone is a prescription drug used in the treatment of the genetic disease hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1). In this disorder, the body is unable to metabolize the amino ... Nitisinone - Medpedia


nitisinone, an orphan drug. indication This drug is used to treat hereditary tyrosinemia type 1. contraindications Tyrosine or phenylalanine intake and known hypersensitivity to ... nitisinone - definition of nitisinone in the Medical dictionary ...


What is Nitisinone? Nitisinone is used to treat a rare genetic condition called hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1). HT-1 is a metabolic disorder that occurs when the body does ... Nitisinone - Drugs & Treatments - Revolution Health


What is the most important information I should know about nitisinone? Nitisinone is only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes a special diet. CIGNA - nitisinone





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