During your first week, you’ll take the starter dose (231 mg) as one pill twice a day.
After your first week, you’ll take the regular dose (462 mg) as two pills twice a day. It's important to take VUMERITY® (diroximel fumarate) exactly as prescribed by your
Swallow VUMERITY whole. Do not crush, chew, or sprinkle contents on food.
If you take too much VUMERITY, call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest hospital emergency room
1 pill (231 mg) twice a day for your first week
2 pills (462 mg) twice a day
If you eat at the same time you take your VUMERITY pills, you should not take your VUMERITY with a high-fat, high-calorie meal or snack. Eating a high-fat, high-calorie meal or snack at the time you take your VUMERITY pills could reduce the amount of the active ingredient that your body absorbs. The meal or snack should contain no more than 700 calories and no more than 30 grams of fat.
If you choose to take your VUMERITY with food, and want to learn about nutritious options that are lower in fat and calories, a nutritionist or dietitian can help. Your healthcare team may be able to refer you to one of these specialists.
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If you’re taking VUMERITY, you do not have to stop drinking alcohol altogether.
But you should not drink alcohol at the same time you take your VUMERITY pills. That's because drinking alcohol at the same time you take your VUMERITY pills could reduce the amount of the active ingredient that your body absorbs.
If you have any questions about how to take VUMERITY, talk to your healthcare provider.
Sticking to a regular schedule may help you remember to take it twice a day.
If you take two pills with breakfast and two pills with dinner, it could help you remember to take VUMERITY twice a day.
Store VUMERITY at room temperature between 68°F and 77°F.
Use the myVUMERITY™ app to be reminded of your daily doses.
Taking VUMERITY exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider gives you the best chance of getting its full benefits.