Taking ALECENSA exactly as prescribed by your doctor will help you get the most out of your treatment. It is also important to make sure that you do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to. Talk with your doctor if you have any questions about how to take ALECENSA.

Follow the instructions below for the recommended starting dose of ALECENSA.

Your doctor may change your dose of ALECENSA or tell you to stop taking ALECENSA depending on how your treatment is going. If you have severe liver disease, your doctor may start you on a different dose.

Tips that may help you take ALECENSA as your doctor prescribed

  • ALECENSA can easily fit into your daily routine if you take your medicine at the same time every day. For example, you may want to take ALECENSA once in the morning with breakfast and once in the evening with dinner
  • Use a calendar or your smartphone to remind you to take your medicine
  • Keep a list of all the medicines you take and tell your doctor before taking any new medicine

Important dosing information

What to do if you miss a dose

  • If you miss a dose of ALECENSA, do not take the missed dose
  • Take your next dose at your regular time

What to do if you vomit after a dose

  • If you vomit after taking a dose of ALECENSA, do not take an extra dose
  • Take your next dose at your regular time

Things to remember

  • Remember to take ALECENSA exactly as your doctor tells you to
  • Do not change your dose or stop taking ALECENSA unless your doctor tells you to
  • Your doctor may change your dose, temporarily stop, or permanently stop treatment with ALECENSA if you have side effects
  • Swallow ALECENSA capsules whole. Do not open or dissolve the capsule contents

Talk With Your Doctor

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Get important information about the possible side effects with ALECENSA.