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, a temporary dosage reduction to 120 mg twice a day may be considered

  • Within 4 weeks, the recommended dosage of 240 mg twice a day should be resumed
  • Discontinuation of TECFIDERA should be considered for patients unable to tolerate the maintenance dose

Administration instructions

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

Speak to your patients about the importance of adherence when taking TECFIDERA