Drug Index

Citrulline

 
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Mechanism :

Citrulline is made from ornithine and carbamoyl phosphate in one of the central reactions in the urea cycle.


Indication :

• Lysinuric protein intolerance

• Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase (CPS)

• Ornithine carbamoyl transferase (OCT) deficiency


Contraindications :

Citrulline is contraindicated in conditions like Pregnancy, Liver damage, Kidney infection, Breast feeding, Hypersensitivity to any component of product.


Dosing :

42.5 mg/kg/dose 4 times daily.


Adverse Effect :

Transient gastric pain.


Interaction :

No known interactions found.


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