Cystine depleting agents treat various types of cystinosis, a lysosomal storage disease. They help prevent the buildup of cystine, which can form crystals that damage cells, particularly in the kidneys and eyes.

Why are
Cystine Depleting Agents
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How we make this chart

This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Cystine Depleting Agents

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Cystagon
136
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CYSTEAMINE breaks down cystine in the body. It is used to treat nephropathic cystinosis in children and adults. This medicine is not a cure.
Cystaran
1,324
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Procysbi
4,785
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CYSTEAMINE breaks down cystine in the body. It is used to treat nephropathic cystinosis in children and adults. This medicine is not a cure.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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