Horizon By Your Side Offers Support When You Need It

We will be by your side. It can make all the difference to have someone in your corner: a dedicated team member who will support you throughout your treatment. The Horizon By Your Side team is committed to improving lives with services and support for you and your family.

Whether you need personal support, insurance and cost assistance, or helpful resources, the Horizon By Your Side team is here to help you throughout your treatment journey.

Patient Access Liaison:

Pae Pae Pae

Once enrolled, you will be paired with your own Patient Access Liaison (PAL). Your PAL provides you with dedicated, one-on-one support. They work directly with you to answer non-medical, logistical questions and provide support once you have been prescribed BUPHENYL and you have completed enrollment.

Reach out to your Patient Access Liaison to help you:

  • Get non-medical educational support
  • Avoid surprises at the start of treatment by talking about what to expect
  • Discuss how your new treatment can fit into your routine and meet your personal goals
  • Understand cost assistance options
  • Learn about the insurance process
  • Coordinate delivery with the specialty pharmacy to schedule shipments of your medicine
  • Receive refill reminders to help you stay on BUPHENYL Tablets or Powder as your doctor has instructed
  • Connect with others living with a urea cycle disorder (UCD) through live or virtual events, one-on-one peer mentor conversations, and online resources

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Molly, Patient Access Liaison

Once you’re signed up, you will get a welcome call from a Patient Access Liaison. After that, you can call, text, or email your Patient Access Liaison whenever you have non-medical questions.

APPROVED USES and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION for BUPHENYL®
(sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets and Powder

What is BUPHENYL?

BUPHENYL (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets is a prescription medicine that can be taken by mouth and BUPHENYL (sodium phenylbutyrate) Powder is a prescription medicine that can be taken by mouth or feeding tube for the long-term management of high blood levels of ammonia (hyperammonemia) caused by a condition called a urea cycle disorder (UCD).

BUPHENYL only treats high blood levels of ammonia in patients with the following enzyme deficiencies:

  • Carbamylphosphate synthetase (CPS)
  • Ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC)
  • Argininosuccinic acid synthetase (AS)

BUPHENYL can be used in Infants up to 28 days old who have a complete enzyme deficiency, and in patients 1 month of age and older who have a partial enzyme deficiency and have a history of brain damage from high blood levels of ammonia.

BUPHENYL must be used along with a low-protein diet and in some cases, dietary supplements.

BUPHENYL is not used to treat acute (severe) hyperammonemia, which is a medical emergency.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is the most important safety information I should know about BUPHENYL?

BUPHENYL may cause serious side effects, including:

Nervous system side effects (Neurotoxicity). The breakdown of BUPHENYL produces the byproduct phenylacetate (PAA), which may cause nervous system side effects.

  • sleepiness
  • weakness
  • lightheadedness
  • problems with memory
  • worsening of numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands or feet
  • change in taste
  • problems with hearing
  • confusion
  • nausea
  • headache

Who should not take BUPHENYL?

Do not take BUPHENYL if you are allergic to phenylbutyrate. Call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room if you experience an allergic reaction while taking BUPHENYL.

What should I tell my doctor before taking BUPHENYL?

Before taking BUPHENYL, tell your doctor about any medical conditions, including if you:

  • have heart failure or decreased kidney function, which may lead to retention of the sodium content of BUPHENYL with potentially serious consequences, such as worsening heart failure, high blood pressure, and swelling.
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if BUPHENYL will harm your unborn baby.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if BUPHENYL passes into your breast milk. Breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with BUPHENYL. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you take BUPHENYL.

What are possible side effects of BUPHENYL?

BUPHENYL may cause serious side effects, including:

See What is the most important safety information I should know about BUPHENYL?

The most common side effects of BUPHENYL include:

  • decreased appetite
  • body odor
  • bad taste
  • absent or irregular periods in women

These are not all of the possible side effects of BUPHENYL. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For additional important safety information, click here for the Full Prescribing Information and Patient Package Insert and discuss with your doctor.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

APPROVED USES and IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION for BUPHENYL®
(sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets and Powder

What is BUPHENYL?

BUPHENYL (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets is a prescription medicine that can be taken by mouth and BUPHENYL (sodium phenylbutyrate) Powder is a prescription medicine that can be taken by mouth or feeding tube for the long-term management of high blood levels of ammonia (hyperammonemia) caused by a condition called a urea cycle disorder (UCD).

BUPHENYL only treats high blood levels of ammonia in patients with the following enzyme deficiencies:

  • Carbamylphosphate synthetase (CPS)
  • Ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC)
  • Argininosuccinic acid synthetase (AS)

BUPHENYL can be used in Infants up to 28 days old who have a complete enzyme deficiency, and in patients 1 month of age and older who have a partial enzyme deficiency and have a history of brain damage from high blood levels of ammonia.

BUPHENYL must be used along with a low-protein diet and in some cases, dietary supplements.

BUPHENYL is not used to treat acute (severe) hyperammonemia, which is a medical emergency.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is the most important safety information I should know about BUPHENYL?

BUPHENYL may cause serious side effects, including:

Nervous system side effects (Neurotoxicity). The breakdown of BUPHENYL produces the byproduct phenylacetate (PAA), which may cause nervous system side effects.

  • sleepiness
  • weakness
  • lightheadedness
  • problems with memory
  • worsening of numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands or feet
  • change in taste
  • problems with hearing
  • confusion
  • nausea
  • headache

Who should not take BUPHENYL?

Do not take BUPHENYL if you are allergic to phenylbutyrate. Call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room if you experience an allergic reaction while taking BUPHENYL.

What should I tell my doctor before taking BUPHENYL?

Before taking BUPHENYL, tell your doctor about any medical conditions, including if you:

  • have heart failure or decreased kidney function, which may lead to retention of the sodium content of BUPHENYL with potentially serious consequences, such as worsening heart failure, high blood pressure, and swelling.
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if BUPHENYL will harm your unborn baby.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if BUPHENYL passes into your breast milk. Breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with BUPHENYL. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you take BUPHENYL.

What are possible side effects of BUPHENYL?

BUPHENYL may cause serious side effects, including:

See What is the most important safety information I should know about BUPHENYL?

The most common side effects of BUPHENYL include:

  • decreased appetite
  • body odor
  • bad taste
  • absent or irregular periods in women

These are not all of the possible side effects of BUPHENYL. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For additional important safety information, click here for the Full Prescribing Information and Patient Package Insert and discuss with your doctor.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.