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Cystadane Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Cystadane is used to reduce dangerously high blood levels of the naturally occurring amino acid homocysteine. Because excessive levels of homocysteine can lead to formation of clots within your blood vessels, brittle bones, other bone abnormalities, and dislocation of the lens of the eye.

Cystadane Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dosage is 3 scoops mixed with 4 to 6 ounces of water twice a day.
  • In children less than 3 years old, the usual starting dose is 100 milligrams per 2.2 pounds of body weight per day.

Uses of Cystadane

  • This medication is used to treat high levels of homocysteine, a protein building block.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Cystadane

Before taken Cystadane medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Cystadane. Side effects may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Odor
  • Stomach and intestinal problems
  • Possible mental changes

Warnings and precautions before taking Cystadane:

  • You should tell your doctor your medical history, including any allergies. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Cystadane with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Cystadane with other drugs.


There have been no reported cases of overdose with Cystadane. But after taken Cystadane if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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