Help Your Patients Get Started on TECFIDERA

Routine monitoring helps ensure patient safety1

Obtain Prior to Initiation

Complete blood count (CBC) with lymphocyte count

Liver tests(serum aminotransferase, alkaline phosphatase, and total bilirubin)

After Initiation

At 6 months

Every 6-12 months thereafter, and as clinically indicated

Repeat as clinically indicated

One pill, twice daily1

Start7 days with 120 mg twice daily



120 mg



120 mg

Continuewith 240 mg twice daily



240 mg



240 mg

  • One pill, twice a day
  • Can be taken with or without food
  • Should be swallowed whole and intact, not crushed or chewed, and the capsule contents should not be sprinkled on food
  • Temporary dose reductions to 120 mg twice a day may be considered for individuals who do not tolerate the maintenance dose. Within 4 weeks, the recommended dose of 240 mg twice a day should be resumed
  • Discontinuation of TECFIDERA should be considered for patients unable to tolerate return to the maintenance dose

Supporting your patients from the start

Patient Website

At, patients will find videos and interactive information about TECFIDERA, as well as discussion guides to help facilitate a productive patient-physician dialogue. Patients can also search and register for local events where they can connect with other people living with relapsing forms of MS.

Patient Information Brochure

An easy-to-read review of what to expect on TECFIDERA. It includes information on:

  • Taking TECFIDERA
  • Adverse events
  • Patient support

Request a brochure from your TECFIDERA sales representative or download the brochure now to familiarize yourself with the content.

Welcome Kit

Delivered to patients once you’ve prescribed TECFIDERA. Each kit includes a welcome brochure with tips to help your patients start and stay on TECFIDERA and get the most out of treatment.

TecTrack™ App

The TecTrack™ app helps patients remember to take their medication and is available for download on the App Store or Google Play.


Above MS™ Brought to you by Biogen

The Above MS™ program from Biogen supports you and your patients with tips, tools, and more:

  • Personalized support from people who are here to help
  • One-on-one RMS support by phone
  • Nurse Educators are available by phone 24/7
  • A variety of financial and insurance support services for eligible patients

Fill out a Start Form to help your patients get the support they need.

QuickStart can help eligible patients with free 7-day samples of 120 mg TECFIDERA

TECFIDERA Nurse Educators are available by phone 24/7 to help patients manage common side effects

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