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Xuriden Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Uridine triacetate 2g; oral granules (95% w/w); per pkt; orange-flavored.

Pharmacological Class

Pyrimidine analog.

How Supplied

Single-use packets—30

Generic Availability


Xuriden Indications


Replacement therapy for hereditary orotic aciduria.

Xuriden Dosage and Administration

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 Contraindications

Not Applicable

Xuriden Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Xuriden Warnings/Precautions


Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Xuriden Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Xuriden Interactions

Xuriden Adverse Reactions

Not Applicable

Xuriden Clinical Trials

See Literature

Xuriden Note

Not Applicable

Xuriden Patient Counseling

See Literature