How to take Mysimba

How should I take Mysimba?

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.

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-75 | Date of preparation: October 2019

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