Nitisinone (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Nitisinone is given along with a special diet to treat hereditary tyrosinemia, type 1. This disease is caused by too much tyrosine in the blood. It may cause damage to the liver, kidneys, eyes, skin, and nervous system. Treatment with nitisinone and diet may slow the disease, but it will not cure it.
This medicine is available only with your or your child's doctor's prescription.