cystinosis

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cystinosis

[‚sis·tə′nō·səs]
(medicine)
A congenital metabolic disorder involving sulfur-containing amino acids, usually cystine; characterized by deposits of cystine crystals in the body organs.
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They're also on medication called cystagon that slows down the progression of the disease.
As for the future, nobody knows because cystagon only been out since 1995.
However, the current form, which is sold by Mylan Laboratories as Cystagon, requires rigorous around-the-clock dosing at 6-hour intervals and is poorly tolerated due to a foul smell and a high incidence of gastrointestinal side effects.