Overview

Homocystinuria is an inherited disorder that keeps the body from processing the essential amino acid methionine. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Methionine occurs naturally in various proteins. It is necessary to ensure growth in i[read article]

Tests for Homocystinuria

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Plasma Homocysteine Test
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Urine Homocystine Test
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Vitamin B12 is essential for your health. The vitamin helps to preserve neurological function, maintain red blood cell production, and aid normal DNA synthesis. Vit...  More
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Cystine and Homocystine Screen- Urine
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Urine Methylmalonic Acid Level
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Urine Amino Acid Levels
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Homocystinuria

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FOLIC ACID (FOE lik AS id) is a water-soluble, B complex vitamin. It is in many foods like liver, kidneys, yeast, and leafy, green vegetables. It is used to treat m...  More
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BETAINE (BEE ta een) is a nutrient. It is used to treat homocystinuria. This drug helps regulate homocysteine levels and can improve how you feel. It is not a cure.  More
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PYRIDOXINE (peer i DOX een) is vitamin B6. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low vitamin B6 levels.  More
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CYANOCOBALAMIN (sye an oh koe BAL a min) is a man made form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is essential in the development of healthy blood cells, nerve cells, and pro...  More
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CYANOCOBALAMIN (sye an oh koe BAL a min) is a man made form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is used in the growth of healthy blood cells, nerve cells, and proteins in t...  More
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CYANOCOBALAMIN (sye an oh koe BAL a min) is a man made form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is essential in the development of healthy blood cells, nerve cells, and pro...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Homocystinuria

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FOLIC ACID (FOE lik AS id) is a water-soluble, B complex vitamin. It is in many foods like liver, kidneys, yeast, and leafy, green vegetables. It is used to treat m...  More
2.
PYRIDOXINE (peer i DOX een) is vitamin B6. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low vitamin B6 levels.  More
3.
CYANOCOBALAMIN (sye an oh koe BAL a min) is a man made form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is essential in the development of healthy blood cells, nerve cells, and pro...  More
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Diets for Homocystinuria

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Low Protein Diet
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