Tecfidera Dosage

Generic name: dimethyl fumarate
Drug class: Selective immunosuppressants

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  DR CAP: 120 mg, 240 mg; convenience pack

Special Note

[convenience pack components]
Info: 30-day starter pack contains 120 mg cap x14 and 240 mg cap x46

Multiple sclerosis, relapsing forms

[240 mg PO bid]
Start: 120 mg PO bid x7 days, then 240 mg PO bid; Info: for pts w/ clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting dz, and active secondary progressive dz; may temporarily decr. dose to 120 mg PO bid if not tolerated, then resume usual dose of 240 mg PO bid w/in 4wk or consider D/C if usual dose still not tolerated; see pkg insert for tx considerations based on lymphopenia; consider giving w/ aspirin 30min before dose or w/ food to reduce flushing; do not open cap

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

SRC: NLM .