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Zeposia Dosage

Generic name: OZANIMOD HYDROCHLORIDE 0.92mg
Dosage form: capsule

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 1, 2020.

Assessments Prior to First Dose of ZEPOSIA

Before initiation of treatment with ZEPOSIA, assess the following:

Complete Blood Count

Obtain a recent (i.e., within the last 6 months or after discontinuation of prior MS therapy) complete blood count (CBC), including lymphocyte count [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)].

Cardiac Evaluation

Obtain an electrocardiogram (ECG) to determine whether preexisting conduction abnormalities are present. In patients with certain preexisting conditions, advice from a cardiologist should be sought [see Warnings and Precautions (5.2)].

Liver Function Tests

Obtain recent (i.e., within the last 6 months) transaminase and bilirubin levels [see Warnings and Precautions (5.3)].

Ophthalmic Assessment

In patients with a history of uveitis or macular edema, obtain an evaluation of the fundus, including the macula [see Warnings and Precautions (5.7)].

Current or Prior Medications

Vaccinations

Test patients for antibodies to varicella zoster virus (VZV) before initiating ZEPOSIA; VZV vaccination of antibody-negative patients is recommended prior to commencing treatment with ZEPOSIA [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1) and Drug Interactions (7.3)]. If live attenuated vaccine immunizations are required, administer at least 1 month prior to initiation of ZEPOSIA.

Dosing Information

Maintenance Dosage

After initial titration (see Treatment Initiation), the recommended maintenance dosage of ZEPOSIA is 0.92 mg taken orally once daily starting on Day 8.

ZEPOSIA capsules should be swallowed whole and can be administered with or without food.

Treatment Initiation

Initiate ZEPOSIA with a 7-day titration, as shown in Table 1 [see Warnings and Precautions (5.2)].

Table 1: Dose Titration Regimen
Days 1-4 0.23 mg once daily
Days 5-7 0.46 mg once daily
Day 8 and thereafter 0.92 mg once daily

Reinitiation of ZEPOSIA After Treatment Interruption

If a dose of ZEPOSIA is missed during the first 2 weeks of treatment, reinitiate treatment using the titration regimen [see Dosage and Administration (2.2)].

If a dose of ZEPOSIA is missed after the first 2 weeks of treatment, continue with the treatment as planned.

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