Other Names for this Disease
- Cystine diathesis
- Cystine disease
- Cystine storage disease
- Protein defect of cystin transport
- GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions. Click on the link to view the article on this topic.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Cystinosis. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
- The Cystinosis Research Foundation Web site provides information on cystinosis research. Click on the link above to learn more.
- Cystinosis Research Network provides information on how to participate in cystinosis research.
Medical ProductsThe medication(s) listed in the table(s) below have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of this condition. The FDA Office of Orphan Products Development designates "orphan products" for those that treat rare diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 Americans. The table(s) below may not be an exhaustive list of drugs or products used to treat this condition. There may be other products available that are not considered orphan products. To search for all FDA approved drugs, visit Drugs@FDA. You can find orphan products used to treat other conditions by searching the Orphan Drug Product Designation database.
|Generic Name||Cysteamine hydrochloride|
(Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
|Treatment of corneal cystine crystal accumulation in patients with cystinosis.|
|More Information about this product||Drug Information Portal|