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Ataluren, marketed under the brand name Translarna, is a drug for the treatment of certain types of muscular dystrophies that occur in children under 5 years of age (mainly boys). The active substance is Ataluren. The drug Translarna restores protein synthesis in patients with a gene mutation of the X chromosome that disrupts the synthesis of dystrophin in the body. Ataluren can be bought or ordered in pharmacies in Kiev and Israel. The average price is about $ 8.6 thousand per package, but the cost can vary significantly depending on whether delivery is required.
Indications and instructions for use Translarna
Israeli doctors use the drug Translarna to treat Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies. Ataluren must be taken orally 3 times a day. There should be 12 hours between the morning and evening reception, and 6 hours between the afternoon and evening. It is necessary to take into account these nuances. The dosage of the drug is 10 mg per 1 kg of the patient's weight during the day and 20 mg per 1 kg in the evening.
Contraindications and side effects of Ataluren
It is forbidden to prescribe the drug together with aminoglycosides, the antibiotic ciprofloxacin, pain relievers of the captopril group, as well as for allergies to the components of the drug.
The following possible side effects of Translarn are highlighted:
● loss of appetite;
● an increase in cholesterol levels;
● dizziness, headache;
● unstable bowel function;
● weight loss, fatigue.
When a doctor prescribes a medicine for Translarn, be sure to tell him about all the medicines you are taking.
Features of Ataluren application
The price for the Translarna drug depends on where to order and buy it. If delivery from Israel is required, the cost will be more expensive. Israeli doctors have noted an improvement in the dynamics of the restoration of normal motor activity and improved muscle function after taking a full course of the medication.
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