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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

Not Applicable

Xuriden Adverse Reactions

Not Applicable

Xuriden Clinical Trials

See Literature

Xuriden Note

Not Applicable

Xuriden Patient Counseling

See Literature