Javygtor

Generic of Kuvan

What is Javygtor used for?

This medication is used along with diet changes for long-term treatment of a certain inherited disorder (phenylketonuria-PKU). It helps remove a certain chemical (phenylalanine) from the body. Too much phenylalanine in the body can cause brain damage.

CHEMICAL NAME

Sapropterin Dihydrochloride

DRUG TYPE

Enzyme Deficiencies
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Javygtor Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use if available from your pharmacist before you start taking sapropterin and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth with a meal as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. The dosage is based on your medical condition, age, weight, lab tests, and response to treatment.

Open the packet and pour its contents into 120 to 240 milliliters (4 to 8 ounces) of water or apple juice. Stir well until the powder dissolves completely (2 to 3 minutes). Drink all of the mixture within 30 minutes of mixing. You may also mix the powder in a small amount of soft food (such as apple sauce or pudding). Eat all of the mixture right away. Do not prepare a supply in advance.

If the dose is less than a full packet, ask your doctor or pharmacist how much water or apple juice you should use to mix with the dose. Mix the entire contents of the packet in water or apple juice as directed by your doctor. Mix well and measure the dose using a special measuring device. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose. Take the dose within 30 minutes of mixing. Discard any unused medication.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.

Tell your doctor if you do not get better or if you get worse.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Javygtor Dosage and Form Information

Tablet Soluble
100 Mg
Powder In Packet
100 Mg
500 Mg

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