VYNDAQEL (Tafamidis Meglumine)

VYNDAQEL (Tafamidis Meglumine)

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What is this medication?

VYNDAQEL (Tafamidis Meglumine)
Transthyretin Stabilizer

VYNDAQEL (Tafamidis Meglumine) is indicated for the treatment of adults with cardiomyopathy due to transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis, wildtype or hereditary, to reduce cardiovascular mortality and cardiovascular-related hospitalization.

How does this medication work? 

VYNDAQEL (Tafamidis Meglumine) is a transthyretin (TTR) stabilizer that selectively binds to TTR and stabilizes it to delay loss of peripheral nerve function in familial amyloid polyneuropathy.

How should I take this medication? 

Oral: Take 80mg once daily.

Note: VYNDAMAX (Tafamidis) and VYNDAQEL (Tafamidis Meglumine) are not substitutable on a per mg basis.

How to Take: swallow capsules whole; do not crush or cut.

What should I watch for while using this medication?

Before starting VYNDAQEL (Tafamidis Meglumine) make sure your physician is aware of any allergies or medications you currently take, and current medical conditions.  There are no listed contraindications in using Tafamidis Meglumine.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of medication, try to take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take only that scheduled dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

How should I store this medication?

Keep out of the reach of children at all times. Store at room temperature, 59 to 86° F (15 to 30° C). Protect from light. Keep the container tightly closed.  Properly dispose of any unused medication after the expiration date.

What are the possible side effects of using this medication? 

The most commonly experienced side effects include cataracts (clouding of the lens in your eye);  cough;  falls;  feeling unbalanced when standing or walking;  feeling weak or a lack of energy;  insomnia (difficulty sleeping);  muscle spasms;  swelling or pain in arms, hands, ankles, legs and feet.

Note this is not a complete list of side effects for VYNDAQEL (Tafamidis Meglumine), only common ones.