VERQUVO- vericiguat tablet, film coated
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
|This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration||Revised: 02/2023|
|What is the most important information I should know about VERQUVO?
VERQUVO may cause birth defects if taken during pregnancy.
|What is VERQUVO?
VERQUVO is a prescription medicine used in adults who are having symptoms of their chronic (long-lasting) heart failure, who have had a recent hospitalization or the need to receive intravenous (IV) medicines and have an ejection fraction (amount of blood pumped with each heartbeat) of less than 45 percent:
It is not known if VERQUVO is safe and effective in children.
|Do not take VERQUVO if you:
|Before you take VERQUVO, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:
|How should I take VERQUVO?
|What are the possible side effects of VERQUVO?
VERQUVO may cause serious side effects, including:
See “What is the most important information I should know about VERQUVO?”
The most common side effects of VERQUVO include:
|How should I store VERQUVO?
General information about the safe and effective use of VERQUVO.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use VERQUVO for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give VERQUVO to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.
You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about VERQUVO that is written for health professionals.
|What are the ingredients in VERQUVO?
Active ingredient: vericiguat.
Inactive ingredients: croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate.
The tablet film coating contains: hypromellose, talc, titanium dioxide. The film-coating for the 5 mg tablet also contains ferric oxide red. The film-coating for the 10 mg tablet also contains ferric oxide yellow.
Manufactured for: Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
Rahway, NJ 07065, USA
Manufactured by: Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany
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