How to take Mysimba®

How should I take Mysimba®?

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.

At first you take one tablet once a day in the morning. The dose will be gradually escalated.

Week 1: one tablet once a day – in the morning.

Week 2: one tablet twice a day – one in the morning and one in the evening.

Week 3: three tablets every day – two in the morning and one in the evening.

Week 4: and onward: two tablets twice a day – two in the morning and two in the evening.

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The maximum recommended daily dose of Mysimba® is two tablets taken twice a day. You should take this medicine by mouth, and preferably with food.

What should I do if I take more Mysimba® than I am supposed to do?

If you take too many tablets, you may be more likely to have a fit (seizure) or other side effects.

DO NOT DELAY, contact your doctor or your nearest hospital emergency department immediately.

What should I do if I forget to take Mysimba®?

Skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the next usual time.

• Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

When should I stop taking Mysimba®?

You may need to take Mysimba® for at least 16 weeks to have its full effect.

  • Do not stop taking Mysimba® without talking to your doctor first.

Do you have any more questions?

If you have any more questions about using this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

IE-MYS-138   |  Date of preparation: August 2020

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