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Dosing1

One pill, twice daily

Starting Dose120 mg twice daily
(Days 1-7)

AM

pill

120 mg

PM

pill

120 mg

Maintenance Dose240 mg twice daily
(After Day 7)

AM

pill

240 mg

PM

pill

240 mg

For individuals who cannot tolerate the maintenance dose

Titration Dose120 mg twice daily
(Up to 4 weeks)

AM

pill

120 mg

PM

pill

120 mg

Maintenance Dose240 mg twice daily
(Resume after 4 weeks)

AM

pill

240 mg

PM

pill

240 mg

If the maintenance dose still proves to be a challenge, discontinuation of
TECFIDERA should be considered.

  • TECFIDERA should be swallowed whole and intact
  • TECFIDERA should not be crushed or chewed, and the capsule contents should not be sprinkled on food
  • TECFIDERA may be taken with or without food

 

 

Reference: 1. TECFIDERA Prescribing Information, Biogen, Cambridge, MA.