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Sapropterin Cautionary Labels


Sapropterin Brand Names


Sapropterin may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Sapropterin Drug Class

Sapropterin is part of the drug class:

Sapropterin Interactions

This is not a complete list of Sapropterindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Sapropterin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Sapropterin falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.


There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Sapropterin should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.


No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Sapropterin should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Sapropterin Dosage

Take sapropterin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Sapropterin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Sapropterin is available in the following doses:

  • Sapropterin 100 Mg Oral Tablet, Dispersible

Forms of Medication

Sapropterin is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Solution