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Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy Overdose

Posted 14 Dec 2015 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Dec. 11, 2015 – Vistogard (uridine triacetate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat an overdose of chemotherapy drugs commonly used to treat cancers of the breast and gastrointestinal tract. The drugs are fluorouracil and capecitabine. An overdose of either drug, while rare, can be life-threatening, the FDA said Friday in a news release. Treatment with ...

FDA Approves Vistogard (uridine triacetate) for Emergency Treatment for Overdose of Certain Types of Chemotherapy

Posted 12 Dec 2015 by Drugs.com

December 11, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vistogard (uridine triacetate) for the emergency treatment of adults and children who receive an overdose of the cancer treatment fluorouracil or capecitabine, or who develop certain severe or life-threatening toxicities within four days of receiving these cancer treatments. “Treating cancer requires not only selecting w ...

FDA Approves Xuriden (uridine triacetate) to Treat Hereditary Orotic Aciduria

Posted 8 Sep 2015 by Drugs.com

September 4, 2015 – Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xuriden (uridine triacetate), the first FDA-approved treatment for patients with hereditary orotic aciduria. Hereditary orotic aciduria is a rare metabolic disorder, which has been reported in approximately 20 patients worldwide. Hereditary orotic aciduria is inherited from a recessive gene. The disease is due to a ...

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Capecitabine Overdose, Fluorouracil Overdose, Hereditary Orotic Aciduria

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