Cystagon is used by medical practitioners for managing nephropathic cystinosis, which is a very rare kidney disease. Cystagon is a cysteine-depleting agent. This drug basically functions by reducing the amount of cystine in the body. It is advised that patients avoid using this drug if they are allergic to any component or substance that can be found in the drug such as penicillamine.
Drug Name: Cystagon
Generic name: Cysteamine bitartrate