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Rilutek

Rilutek

INDICATIONS

RILUTEK (riluzole) is indicated for the treatment of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Riluzole extends survival and/or time to tracheostomy.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The recommended dose for RILUTEK (riluzole) is 50 mg every 12 hours. No increased benefit can be expected from higher daily doses, but adverse events are increased.

RILUTEK (riluzole) tablets should be taken at least an hour before, or two hours after, a meal to avoid a food-related decrease in bioavailability.

Special Populations

Patients with Impaired Hepatic Function: see WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY.

HOW SUPPLIED

RILUTEK (riluzole) 50 mg tablets are white, film-coated, capsule-shaped and engraved with “RPR 202” on one side. RILUTEK (riluzole) is supplied in bottles of 60 tablets, NDC 0075-7700-60.

STORE AT CONTROLLED ROOM TEMPERATURE 20°-25°C (68°-77°F) AND PROTECT FROM BRIGHT LIGHT.

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC. Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Revised 2008.

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/4/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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