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What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Nitisinone?

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• This medicine is used to treat hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1).

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Hair loss. Hair usually grows back when medicine is stopped.

• Skin irritation.

• Low platelet and white blood cell counts can rarely occur.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of...