Nitisinone Capsules for oral use:
An FDA-approved generic bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent1 to Orfadin® (nitisinone) 2-mg, 5-mg, 10-mg, and 20-mg capsules

Therapeutically equivalent alternative


A generic nitisinone alternative available in 2-mg, 5-mg, 10-mg, and 20-mg capsules


Enrolled patients will have access to a full suite of support services

Terms and conditions and eligibility criteria apply.

Nitisinone Capsules for oral use is available through Optime Care

Nitisinone Capsules for oral use is available through Optime Care. All prescriptions need to be sent directly to Optime Care.

Complete the Nitisinone Patient Referral Form, including prescription details and important information for the benefits investigation process.


Select Optime Care for pharmacy to initiate e-script in the EMR system


Complete the Nitisinone Patient Referral Form and fax it to 1-866-318-2990

Optime Care will follow up with a call to your office if additional patient information is required for the benefits investigation process.

Eton Cares: Personalized support puts your patients first

Eton Pharmaceuticals is committed to increasing the availability of treatments for patients through the Eton Cares Program. Eton Cares is a patient support program designed to make it easier for your patients to access and stay on treatment.

Once your prescribe Nitisinone Capsules for oral use, your patients are automatically enrolled* in the program and can benefit from all Eton Cares has to offer.

Insurance coverage and access support

Insurance specialists support your patients and office by:

  • Verifying and obtaining insurance coverage
  • Helping patients understand their insurance plan benefits
  • Assisting with prior authorizations

Copay and financial assistance*

Eton Cares can help eligible, commercially insured patients gets their medication for as little as $0 per month.

Patients who lack insurance and meet certain financial requirements may be eligible for additional financial support from a Patient Assistance Program.

For patients who are not eligible for copay support or who need additional financial assistance, Eton Cares can help make connections to alternative forms of medication coverage or provide referrals to other possible sources of funding.

*Restrictions, limitations, and/or eligibility requirements apply.

Nitisinone Capsules for oral use treatment should be directed by physicians knowledgeable in the management of patients with tyrosinemia.

Have questions about Nitisinone Capsules for oral use?

Call Optime Care specialty pharmacy at 1-844-397-0541, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM CT.

Scan this code to save Optime Care Coordinator to your contacts.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit, or call the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.