BETAINE (Cystadane) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

BETAINE

What is the Trade Name for BETAINE

Cystadane

What is the Indication for BETAINE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE CYSTADANE ¬Æ is indicated for the treatment of homocystinuria to decrease elevated homocysteine blood concentrations in pediatric and adult patients. Included within the category of homocystinuria are: Cystathionine beta-synthase (CBS) deficiency 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) deficiency Cobalamin cofactor metabolism (cbl) defect CYSTADANE is a methylating agent indicated in pediatric and adult patients for the treatment of homocystinuria to decrease elevated homocysteine blood concentrations. Included within the category of homocystinuria are ( 1 ): Cystathionine beta-synthase (CBS) deficiency 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) deficiency Cobalamin cofactor metabolism (cbl) defect

 

 

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