KORLYM- mifepristone tablet
|What is the most important information I should know about KORLYM?
KORLYM can cause serious side effects, including:
|What is KORLYM?
KORLYM is a prescription medicine used to treat high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) caused by high cortisol levels in the blood (hypercortisolism) in adults with endogenous Cushing's syndrome who have type 2 diabetes mellitus or glucose intolerance and have failed surgery or cannot have surgery.
KORLYM is not for people who have type 2 diabetes mellitus not caused by Cushing's syndrome.
It is not known if KORLYM is safe and effective in children.
|Do not take KORLYM if you:
|Talk to your doctor before taking KORLYM if you have any of these conditions.|
|What should I tell my doctor before taking KORLYM?
Before taking KORLYM, tell your doctor if you:
|Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.
Using KORLYM with certain other medicines can affect each other. Using KORLYM with other medicines can cause serious side effects.
Especially tell your doctor if you take:
|Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are not sure. Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show to your doctor and pharmacist.|
|How should I take KORLYM?
|What should I avoid while taking KORLYM?
You should not drink grapefruit juice while you take KORLYM. Grapefruit juice may increase the amount of KORLYM in your blood and increase your chance of having side effects.
|What are the possible side effects of KORLYM?
KORLYM can cause serious side effects including:
|The most common side effects of KORLYM include:
|Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of KORLYM.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
|How should I store KORLYM?
Store KORLYM at room temperature, between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).
Keep KORLYM and all medicines out of the reach of children.
|General information about the safe and effective use of KORLYM
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide.
Do not use KORLYM for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give KORLYM 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 KORLYM that is written for healthcare professionals. .
|What are the ingredients in KORLYM?
Active ingredient: mifepristone
Inactive ingredients: silicified microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, hydroxypropylcellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide, triacetin, D&C yellow 10 aluminum lake, polysorbate 80, and FD&C yellow 6 aluminum lake.
Manufactured for: Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated, Menlo Park, CA 94025
KORLYM® is a registered trademark of Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated.
©2017 Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated. All rights reserved.
K-00004 MAY 2017
For more information, go to www.korlym.com or www.corcept.com or call 1-855-456-7596.
This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration