Orfadin is used to treat hereditary tyrosinemia type 1, a rare pediatric disease causing progressive liver failure and liver cancer in young children. It is used along with a diet restricting the amino acids tyrosine and phenylalanine.

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... NITISINONE (Orfadin®) is used to treat a rare disease called hereditary tyrosinemia type I (HT-1). Nitisinone helps to prevent or slow the development of some of the serious outcomes of this disease. Nitisinone must be used in combination with certain diet restrictions. Generic nitisinone capsules are not available; however, financial assistance is available for qualifying families in the US (call 1—800—999—NORD). ...
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... Orfadin is used to treat hereditary tyrosinemia type 1, a rare pediatric disease causing progressive liver failure and liver cancer in young children. It is used along with a diet restricting the amin...
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    ... Orfadin is used to treat hereditary tyrosinemia type 1, a rare pediatric disease causing progressive liver failure and liver cancer in young children. It is used along with a diet restricting the amin...

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