How to take
VUMERITY

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
healthcare provider.

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
right away.

Dosage Options VUMERITY Starter dose VUMERITY Regular dose
STARTER DOSE
(DAYS 1-7)

1 pill (231 mg) twice a
day for your first week

REGULAR DOSE
(AFTER DAY 7)

2 pills (462 mg)
twice a day

VUMERITY and food

You can take VUMERITY with or without food.

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.

Looking for ideas?

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.

Check out some meal and snack inspiration.

Here are two examples that follow these guidelines:

MEAL 1
  • 1 whole wheat English muffin 
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter 
  • 1 small hard-boiled egg
  • 1 medium banana
  • 8 ounces 2% reduced-fat milk
MEAL 2
  • 4 ounces grilled skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • 1 cup cooked and salted broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
Alcohol: What to know

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.

Helpful information on taking VUMERITY

Sticking to a regular schedule may help you remember to take it twice a day.

Fork knife plate

If you take two pills with breakfast and two pills with dinner, it could help you remember to take VUMERITY twice a day.

temperature

Store VUMERITY at room temperature between 68°F and 77°F.

myVUMERITY app

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.