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Drug ID: 2d00000034

Drug Name: Betaine anhydrous

Generic Names: Cystadane

Category: Metabolic Agent

Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug

OTC: No

Indication for Mother: Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Recommended Dose: Adult- The recommended dose is 6gms/day in divided doses.

Child- Less than 3 years old- The recommended dose is 100 mg/kg/day twice daily.

Recommended In: This medication is a metabolic agent, prescribed for homocystinuria. It helps in the metabolism of homocysteine.

Directions For Use: It comes as a powder to be mixed with food or drink and take by mouth at bedtime.

Storage: Store it at room temperature (15 30C). Protect from moisture.

Dosage Forms: Powder

Side Effects: Most Common - Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and bad taste.

In Case of Overdose: No information available yet.

Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of cystathionine beta-synthase (CBS) deficiency, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Drug Interaction: No information available yet.



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