CERDELGA- eliglustat capsule
|This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.||Issued: August 2014|
|What is the most important information I should know about CERDELGA?
CERDELGA can affect the way other medicines work and other medicines can affect how CERDELGA works. Using CERDELGA with other medicines or herbal supplements may cause an increased risk of side effects.
Especially tell your doctor if you take:
|What is CERDELGA?
CERDELGA is a prescription medicine used for the long-term treatment of Gaucher disease type 1 (GD1) in adults.
CERDELGA is not used in certain people with Gaucher disease type 1. Your doctor will perform a test to make sure that CERDELGA is right for you.
It is not known if CERDELGA is safe and effective in children.
|What should I tell my doctor before taking CERDELGA?
Before taking CERDELGA, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
|How should I take CERDELGA?
|What should I avoid while taking CERDELGA?
Avoid eating or drinking grapefruit products while taking CERDELGA. Grapefruit products can increase the amount of CERDELGA in your body.
|What are the possible side effects of CERDELGA?
See "What is the most important information I should know about CERDELGA?"
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 CERDELGA.
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 CERDELGA?
|General information about the safe and effective use of CERDELGA.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use CERDELGA for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give CERDELGA to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.
If you would like more information, talk with your doctor. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about CERDELGA that is written for health professionals.
For more information, go to www.cerdelga.com or call 1-800-745-4447.
|What are the ingredients in CERDELGA?
Active ingredient: eliglustat
Inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, glyceryl behenate, gelatin, candurin silver fine, yellow iron oxide, and FD&C blue 2
Manufactured by: Genzyme Ireland, Ltd., IDA Industrial Park, Old Kilmeaden Road, Waterford, Ireland
CERDELGA is a trademark of Genzyme Corporation. ©2013 Genzyme Corporation. All rights reserved.