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Drug - nitisinone (Orfadin®, Nityr®)

November 2018

Therapeutic area - Hereditary tyosinemia type 1

Approval criteria

  • Patient has a diagnosis of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 AND
  • Prescriber provides documentation showing that the patient or the patient’s caregiver has been counseled on the need to maintain dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylalanine

Quantity limit

  • 2mg/kg/day
  • Patient’s weight must be supplied at time of request and for any renewals and dosage increases


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