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Wat are the drugs or medications used for the treatment of galactosemia?

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Marvell 3 Oct 2009

Galactosemia is the inability of the body to use (metabolize) the simple sugar galactose (causing the accumulation of galactose 1-phosphate), which then reaches high levels in the body, causing damage to the liver, central nervous system, and various other body systems.

Treatment for Galactosemia:

People with this condition must avoid all milk, milk-containing products (including dry milk), and other foods that contain galactose for life. It is essential to read product labels and be an informed consumer.

Infants can be fed with:

* Soy formula
* Meat-based formula or Nutramigen (a protein hydrolysate formula)
* Another lactose-free formula

Calcium supplements are recommended.

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