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Inborn errors of metabolism
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Drug Name:

XURIDEN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Uridine triacetate 2g; oral granules (95% w/w); per pkt; orange-flavored.

Company:
Wellstat Therapeutics Corp.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for XURIDEN:

Replacement therapy for hereditary orotic aciduria.

Adults and Children:

Mix in 3–4oz of applesauce, pudding or yogurt. Swallow mixture immediately; do not chew granules. Drink at least 4oz of water. Also: can be mixed with milk or infant formula for up to 2g (¾ tsp) dose. Initially 60mg/kg once daily. Increase to 120mg/kg once daily for insufficient efficacy; max 8g/day. Weight-based dosing: see full labeling.

Warnings/Precautions:

Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Pyrimidine analog.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Single-use packets—30

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