Cystagon Oral Capsule 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cystagon: Oral capsule (150mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CYSTEAMINE (sis TEE a meen) breaks down cystine in the body. It is used to treat nephropathic cystinosis in children and adults. This medicine is not a cure.

In-Depth Information

Cystagon 150mg Capsule

NDC: 003789045
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cystinosis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Cystagon 150mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Cystagon 150mg Capsule

Drowsiness Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
2.0-31.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
5.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0-35.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0-35.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tiredness Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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