RAVICTI for Adults

Lauren Explains Why She Uses Ravicti to Treat Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency in Adults Lauren Explains Why She Uses Ravicti to Treat Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency in Adults Lauren Explains Why She Uses Ravicti to Treat Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency in Adults

In adults, RAVICTI® (glycerol phenylbutyrate) Oral Liquid helped keep blood ammonia levels within a normal range* during 12 months of treatment.

  • 51 adults took part in the clinical studies
  • 7 out of 51 adults (14%) reported a total of 10 hyperammonemic crises

*Range of 6–30 µmol/L.

Do not take RAVICTI if you are allergic to phenylbutyrate. Call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room if you have symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as wheezing, shortness of breath, cough, low blood pressure, flushing, nausea, or rash while taking RAVICTI.

"I chose RAVICTI… it's easy for me to take, and I can move on to whatever else I need to do." – Lauren

RAVICTI helps control ammonia levels throughout the day and night

  • A team of doctors conducted 2 short-term clinical studies (one for 2 weeks and the other for 4 weeks) to learn if RAVICTI, like the UCD medication sodium phenylbutyrate, helps control ammonia levels from going up and down
  • To do this, the doctors measured ammonia levels in patients taking RAVICTI or sodium phenylbutyrate over 24 hours
  • In these short-term clinical studies, no hyperammonemic crises were reported in adult patients with UCDs who were treated with RAVICTI
  • The results showed that RAVICTI was similar to sodium phenylbutyrate in safely controlling ammonia levels for 24 hours. The chart below shows how RAVICTI keeps ammonia levels consistent throughout the day

Chart Comparing Blood Ammonia Levels in Patients Taking Ravicti vs. sodium phenylbutyrate Chart Comparing Blood Ammonia Levels in Patients Taking Ravicti vs. sodium phenylbutyrate Chart Comparing Blood Ammonia Levels in Patients Taking Ravicti vs. sodium phenylbutyrate

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The most common side effects of RAVICTI in adults include: diarrhea, gas, headache, abdomen (stomach) pain, vomiting, tiredness, decreased appetite, and indigestion or heartburn. Learn more about important safety information and side effects.

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USE and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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APPROVED USES and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION for
BUPHENYL®  (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets and Powder

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What is RAVICTI?

RAVICTI (glycerol phenylbutyrate) Oral Liquid is a prescription medicine used for long-term management of high blood levels of ammonia (hyperammonemia) caused by a condition called a urea cycle disorder (UCD). RAVICTI should be used if the UCD cannot be managed with a low-protein diet and dietary supplements alone. RAVICTI must be used along with a low-protein diet and in some cases, dietary supplements.

RAVICTI is not used to treat extremely high levels of ammonia in the blood (hyperammonemic crisis) in people with UCDs.

It is not known if RAVICTI is safe and effective for the treatment of N-acetylglutamate synthase (NAGS) deficiency.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is the most important safety information I should know about RAVICTI?

RAVICTI may cause serious side effects, including:

Nervous system side effects (Neurotoxicity). The breakdown of RAVICTI produces the byproduct phenylacetate (PAA), which may cause nervous system side effects.

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of these symptoms while taking RAVICTI:

  • sleepiness
  • lightheadedness
  • change in taste
  • problems with hearing
  • confusion
  • problems with memory
  • worsening of numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands or feet
  • headache
  • feeling very tired (fatigue)
  • nausea
  • vomiting

Who should not take RAVICTI?

Do not take RAVICTI if you are allergic to phenylbutyrate. Call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room if you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction while taking RAVICTI:

  • wheezing
  • shortness of breath
  • cough
  • low blood pressure
  • flushing
  • nausea
  • skin rash

What should I tell my doctor before taking RAVICTI?

Tell your doctor about any medical conditions and if you:

  • Have liver or kidney problems.
    • Have pancreas or bowel (intestine) problems.
      • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if RAVICTI will harm your unborn baby.
        • Pregnancy Registry: There is a Pregnancy Registry for women who take RAVICTI just before becoming pregnant or who become pregnant during treatment with RAVICTI. The purpose of this registry is to collect information about the health of you and your baby. Talk to your doctor about how you can join the Pregnancy Registry. For more information about this registry, call 1-855-823-2595 or visit www.ucdregistry.com.
      • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if RAVICTI passes into your breast milk. Breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with RAVICTI. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you take RAVICTI.

        What are possible side effects of RAVICTI?

        RAVICTI may cause serious side effects, including:

        • See "What is the most important information I should know about RAVICTI?"

        The most common side effects of RAVICTI in adults include:

        • diarrhea
        • gas
        • headache
        • abdomen (stomach) pain
        • vomiting
        • tiredness
        • decreased appetite
        • indigestion or heartburn

        The most common side effects of RAVICTI in children 2 years to 17 years of age include:

        • upper abdomen (stomach) pain
        • rash
        • nausea
        • vomiting
        • diarrhea
        • decreased appetite
        • headache

        The most common side effects of RAVICTI in children 2 months to less than 2 years of age include:

        • low white blood cell count (neutropenia)
        • vomiting
        • constipation
        • diarrhea
        • fever
        • reduced food intake
        • cough
        • stuffy nose
        • runny nose
        • skin rash
        • small round bumps on the skin

        The most common side effects of RAVICTI in children less than 2 months of age include:

        • vomiting
        • rash
        • gastroesophageal reflux
        • increased levels of liver enzymes in the blood
        • decreased appetite and reduced food intake
        • low red blood cell count (anemia)
        • cough
        • loss of too much body fluid (dehydration)
        • too much acid in the blood (acidosis)
        • high blood platelet count (thrombocytosis)
        • low blood platelet count (thrombocytopenia)
        • low blood neutrophil count (type of white blood cell) (neutropenia)
        • high white blood cell count (lymphocytosis)
        • diarrhea
        • gas
        • constipation
        • fever
        • drowsiness (lethargy)
        • irritability
        • agitation

        These are not all of the possible side effects of RAVICTI. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

        You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit http://www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

        For additional important safety information, click here for the Medication Guide and discuss with your doctor.

        APPROVED USES and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION for BUPHENYL®  (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets and Powder

        What is BUPHENYL?

        BUPHENYL (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets is a prescription medicine that can be taken by mouth and BUPHENYL (sodium phenylbutyrate) Powder is a prescription medicine that can be taken by mouth or feeding tube for the long-term management of high blood levels of ammonia (hyperammonemia) caused by a condition called a urea cycle disorder (UCD).

        BUPHENYL only treats high blood levels of ammonia in patients with the following enzyme deficiencies:

        • Carbamylphosphate synthetase (CPS)
        • Ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC)
        • Argininosuccinic acid synthetase (AS)

        BUPHENYL can be used in Infants up to 28 days old who have a complete enzyme deficiency, and in patients 1 month of age and older who have a partial enzyme deficiency and have a history of brain damage from high blood levels of ammonia.

        BUPHENYL must be used along with a low-protein diet and in some cases, dietary supplements.

        BUPHENYL is not used to treat acute (severe) hyperammonemia, which is a medical emergency.

        IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

        What is the most important safety information I should know about BUPHENYL?

        BUPHENYL may cause serious side effects, including:

        Nervous system side effects (Neurotoxicity). The breakdown of BUPHENYL produces the byproduct phenylacetate (PAA), which may cause nervous system side effects.

        • sleepiness
        • weakness
        • lightheadedness
        • problems with memory
        • worsening of numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands or feet
        • change in taste
        • problems with hearing
        • confusion
        • nausea
        • headache

        Who should not take BUPHENYL?

        Do not take BUPHENYL if you are allergic to phenylbutyrate. Call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room if you experience an allergic reaction while taking BUPHENYL.

        What should I tell my doctor before taking BUPHENYL?

        Before taking BUPHENYL, tell your doctor about any medical conditions, including if you:

        • have heart failure or decreased kidney function, which may lead to retention of the sodium content of BUPHENYL with potentially serious consequences, such as worsening heart failure, high blood pressure, and swelling.
        • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if BUPHENYL will harm your unborn baby.
        • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if BUPHENYL passes into your breast milk. Breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with BUPHENYL. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you take BUPHENYL.

        What are possible side effects of BUPHENYL?

        BUPHENYL may cause serious side effects, including:

        See "What is the most important safety information I should know about BUPHENYL?"

        The most common side effects of BUPHENYL include:

        • decreased appetite
        • body odor
        • bad taste
        • absent or irregular periods in women

        These are not all of the possible side effects of BUPHENYL. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

        For additional important safety information, click here for the Full Prescribing Information and Patient Package Insert and discuss with your doctor.

        You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

        USE and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

        What is the most important safety information I should know about RAVICTI? RAVICTI may cause serious side effects, including: Nervous system side effects (Neurotoxicity). The breakdown of RAVICTI produces the byproduct phenylacetate (PAA), which may cause nervous system side effects.

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        APPROVED USES and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION for
        BUPHENYL®  (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets and Powder

        + close -

        USE and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

        What is RAVICTI?

        RAVICTI (glycerol phenylbutyrate) Oral Liquid is a prescription medicine used for long-term management of high blood levels of ammonia (hyperammonemia) caused by a condition called a urea cycle disorder (UCD). RAVICTI should be used if the UCD cannot be managed with a low-protein diet and dietary supplements alone. RAVICTI must be used along with a low-protein diet and in some cases, dietary supplements.

        RAVICTI is not used to treat extremely high levels of ammonia in the blood (hyperammonemic crisis) in people with UCDs.

        It is not known if RAVICTI is safe and effective for the treatment of N-acetylglutamate synthase (NAGS) deficiency.

        IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

        What is the most important safety information I should know about RAVICTI?

        RAVICTI may cause serious side effects, including:

        Nervous system side effects (Neurotoxicity). The breakdown of RAVICTI produces the byproduct phenylacetate (PAA), which may cause nervous system side effects.

        Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of these symptoms while taking RAVICTI:

        • sleepiness
        • lightheadedness
        • change in taste
        • problems with hearing
        • confusion
        • problems with memory
        • worsening of numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands or feet
        • headache
        • feeling very tired (fatigue)
        • nausea
        • vomiting

        Who should not take RAVICTI?

        Do not take RAVICTI if you are allergic to phenylbutyrate. Call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room if you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction while taking RAVICTI:

        • wheezing
        • shortness of breath
        • cough
        • low blood pressure
        • flushing
        • nausea
        • skin rash

        What should I tell my doctor before taking RAVICTI?

        Tell your doctor about any medical conditions and if you:

        • Have liver or kidney problems.
          • Have pancreas or bowel (intestine) problems.
            • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if RAVICTI will harm your unborn baby.
              • Pregnancy Registry: There is a Pregnancy Registry for women who take RAVICTI just before becoming pregnant or who become pregnant during treatment with RAVICTI. The purpose of this registry is to collect information about the health of you and your baby. Talk to your doctor about how you can join the Pregnancy Registry. For more information about this registry, call 1-855-823-2595 or visit www.ucdregistry.com.
            • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if RAVICTI passes into your breast milk. Breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with RAVICTI. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you take RAVICTI.

              What are possible side effects of RAVICTI?

              RAVICTI may cause serious side effects, including:

              • See "What is the most important information I should know about RAVICTI?"

              The most common side effects of RAVICTI in adults include:

              • diarrhea
              • gas
              • headache
              • abdomen (stomach) pain
              • vomiting
              • tiredness
              • decreased appetite
              • indigestion or heartburn

              The most common side effects of RAVICTI in children 2 years to 17 years of age include:

              • upper abdomen (stomach) pain
              • rash
              • nausea
              • vomiting
              • diarrhea
              • decreased appetite
              • headache

              The most common side effects of RAVICTI in children 2 months to less than 2 years of age include:

              • low white blood cell count (neutropenia)
              • vomiting
              • constipation
              • diarrhea
              • fever
              • reduced food intake
              • cough
              • stuffy nose
              • runny nose
              • skin rash
              • small round bumps on the skin

              The most common side effects of RAVICTI in children less than 2 months of age include:

              • vomiting
              • rash
              • gastroesophageal reflux
              • increased levels of liver enzymes in the blood
              • decreased appetite and reduced food intake
              • low red blood cell count (anemia)
              • cough
              • loss of too much body fluid (dehydration)
              • too much acid in the blood (acidosis)
              • high blood platelet count (thrombocytosis)
              • low blood platelet count (thrombocytopenia)
              • low blood neutrophil count (type of white blood cell) (neutropenia)
              • high white blood cell count (lymphocytosis)
              • diarrhea
              • gas
              • constipation
              • fever
              • drowsiness (lethargy)
              • irritability
              • agitation

              These are not all of the possible side effects of RAVICTI. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

              You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit http://www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

              For additional important safety information, click here for the Medication Guide and discuss with your doctor.

              APPROVED USES and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION for
              BUPHENYL®  (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets and Powder

              APPROVED USES and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION for BUPHENYL®  (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets and Powder

              What is BUPHENYL?

              BUPHENYL (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets is a prescription medicine that can be taken by mouth and BUPHENYL (sodium phenylbutyrate) Powder is a prescription medicine that can be taken by mouth or feeding tube for the long-term management of high blood levels of ammonia (hyperammonemia) caused by a condition called a urea cycle disorder (UCD).

              BUPHENYL only treats high blood levels of ammonia in patients with the following enzyme deficiencies:

              • Carbamylphosphate synthetase (CPS)
              • Ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC)
              • Argininosuccinic acid synthetase (AS)

              BUPHENYL can be used in Infants up to 28 days old who have a complete enzyme deficiency, and in patients 1 month of age and older who have a partial enzyme deficiency and have a history of brain damage from high blood levels of ammonia.

              BUPHENYL must be used along with a low-protein diet and in some cases, dietary supplements.

              BUPHENYL is not used to treat acute (severe) hyperammonemia, which is a medical emergency.

              IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

              What is the most important safety information I should know about BUPHENYL?

              BUPHENYL may cause serious side effects, including:

              Nervous system side effects (Neurotoxicity). The breakdown of BUPHENYL produces the byproduct phenylacetate (PAA), which may cause nervous system side effects.

              • sleepiness
              • weakness
              • lightheadedness
              • problems with memory
              • worsening of numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands or feet
              • change in taste
              • problems with hearing
              • confusion
              • nausea
              • headache

              Who should not take BUPHENYL?

              Do not take BUPHENYL if you are allergic to phenylbutyrate. Call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room if you experience an allergic reaction while taking BUPHENYL.

              What should I tell my doctor before taking BUPHENYL?

              Before taking BUPHENYL, tell your doctor about any medical conditions, including if you:

              • have heart failure or decreased kidney function, which may lead to retention of the sodium content of BUPHENYL with potentially serious consequences, such as worsening heart failure, high blood pressure, and swelling.
              • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if BUPHENYL will harm your unborn baby.
              • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if BUPHENYL passes into your breast milk. Breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with BUPHENYL. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you take BUPHENYL.

              What are possible side effects of BUPHENYL?

              BUPHENYL may cause serious side effects, including:

              See "What is the most important safety information I should know about BUPHENYL?"

              The most common side effects of BUPHENYL include:

              • decreased appetite
              • body odor
              • bad taste
              • absent or irregular periods in women

              These are not all of the possible side effects of BUPHENYL. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

              For additional important safety information, click here for the Full Prescribing Information and Patient Package Insert and discuss with your doctor.

              You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.