Treatment for alcaptonuria focuses on reducing the production of the toxic substances produced by the body. Since there is no cure for alcaptonuria, a person requires life-long therapy. Treatment includes medication, vitamin C supplements, and a diet that is low in phenylalanine and tyrosine.
Treatment for alcaptonuria may include:
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat alcaptonuria:
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