Solriamfetol (Oral Route)

Name: Solriamfetol (Oral Route)

US Brand Name

  1. Sunosi

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.

Other Interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

Other Medical Problems

The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

  • Cardiovascular (heart or blood vessel) disease or
  • Cerebrovascular (brain or blood vessel) disease or
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure) or
  • Mental illness (eg, bipolar disorder, psychosis), history of—Use with caution. May make these conditions worse.
  • Diabetes or
  • Heart attack, history of or
  • Hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol in the blood) or
  • Stroke, history or—Use with caution. May increase risk for more side effects.
  • End-stage kidney disease—Use is not recommended in patients with this condition.
  • Kidney disease, moderate or severe—Use with caution. The effects may be increased because of the slower removal of the medicine from the body.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For oral dosage form (tablets):
    • For wakefulness in patients with narcolepsy:
      • Adults—At first, 75 milligrams (mg) once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 150 mg per day.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For wakefulness in patients with sleep apnea:
      • Adults—At first, 37.5 milligrams (mg) once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 150 mg per day.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Storage

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.

Mixed unused medicine with dirt, used coffee grounds, or kitty litter, then place it in a sealable bag, empty can, or other container before throwing into the trash. Ask your pharmacist about the best way to dispose of medicine you do not use.

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