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Medications for Cystinuria

What is Cystinuria:  Cystinuria is a disorder characterized by stones in the kidney, ureter, and bladder. It is caused by excessive excretion of certain amino acids (protein building blocks) because of genetic abnormality. (See also nephrolithiasis).

Medications to treat Cystinuria

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Thiola Rx C N Add review
8.0

Generic name: tiopronin systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Capoten Rx D N Add review
8.0

Generic name: captopril systemic

Drug class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
captopril Rx D N Add review
8.0

Generic name: captopril systemic

Brand name:  Capoten

Drug class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Cuprimine Rx D N Add review
8.0

Generic name: penicillamine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
tiopronin Rx C N Add review
8.0

Generic name: tiopronin systemic

Brand name:  Thiola

Drug class: miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents

For consumers: side effects

 
Depen Rx D N Add review
8.0

Generic name: penicillamine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
penicillamine Rx D N Add review
8.0

Generic name: penicillamine systemic

Brand names:  Cuprimine, Depen, Depen Titratabs

Drug class: antirheumatics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Depen Titratabs Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: penicillamine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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