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Ongentys Dosage

Generic name: OPICAPONE 25mg
Dosage form: capsule
Drug class: Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Apr 17, 2023.

2.1 Dosing and Administration Information

The recommended dosage of ONGENTYS is 50 mg administered orally once daily at bedtime. Patients should not eat food for 1 hour before and for at least 1 hour after intake of ONGENTYS [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].

2.2 Dosage Recommendations for Patients with Hepatic Impairment

In patients with moderate hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh B), the recommended dose of ONGENTYS is 25 mg orally once daily at bedtime [see Use in Specific Populations (8.7), Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].

Avoid use of ONGENTYS in patients with severe (Child-Pugh C) hepatic impairment [see Use in Specific Populations (8.7), Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].

2.3 Discontinuation and Missed Dose

When discontinuing ONGENTYS, monitor patients and consider adjustment of other dopaminergic therapies as needed. If a dose of ONGENTYS is missed, the next dose should be taken at the scheduled time the next day.

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