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Dimethyl Fumarate Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Nov 25, 2020.

Applies to the following strengths: 120 mg; 240 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Multiple Sclerosis

Initial dose: 120 mg orally twice a day for 7 days
Maintenance dose: 240 mg orally twice a day

Approved indication: The treatment of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice: Dimethyl fumarate should be taken with or without food; the capsule should not be crushed, divided, dissolved, sucked, chewed or sprinkled on food

Storage requirements: Protect from light. Store in original container.

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