Inborn errors of metabolism:

Indications for: XURIDEN

Replacement therapy for hereditary orotic aciduria.

Adults and Children:

Mix in 3–4oz of applesauce, pudding or yogurt. Swallow mixture immediately; do not chew granules. Drink at least 4oz of water. Also: can be mixed with milk or infant formula for up to 2g (¾ tsp) dose. Initially 60mg/kg once daily. Increase to 120mg/kg once daily for insufficient efficacy; max 8g/day. Weight-based dosing: see full labeling.

XURIDEN Warnings/Precautions:

Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

XURIDEN Classification:

Pyrimidine analog.

Generic Drug Availability:


How Supplied:

Single-use packets—30