ONCE-DAILY ORAL DOSING

Dosing schedule and administration

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4 60mg Pills

The recommended dose of ERLEADA® is 240 mg (four 60 mg tablets) administered orally, once daily1

Tablets shown are not actual size.

no dose adjustments

No initial dose adjustments needed for renal or hepatic impairment*

*ERLEADA® has not been evaluated in patients with severe renal or hepatic impairment.

no co-administration needed

No need for co-administration of a corticosteroid

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Can be taken with or without food. Tablets should be swallowed whole1

Alternate dosing for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets:

  • Patients can be instructed to mix their dose of ERLEADA® with applesauce or discuss other options with a nurse educator1

Patients should also receive a GnRH analog concurrently or should have had a bilateral orchiectomy.1

DOSE MODIFICATIONS

If a patient experiences a ≥Grade 3 toxicity or an intolerable side effect, hold dosing until symptoms improve to ≤Grade 1 or original grade, and then resume at the same dose or a reduced dose (180 mg or 120 mg), if warranted.1

ALTERNATE METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION

For patients who have difficulty swallowing tablets, ERLEADA® may be taken by mixing the recommended dose in applesauce. The following instructions are included in Section 2.3 of the full Prescribing Information for ERLEADA®.

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1.Mix whole ERLEADA® tablets in 4 ounces (120 mL) of applesauce by stirring. Do not crush the tablets.

15 minutes

2.Wait 15 minutes, stir the mixture.

3.Wait another 15 minutes, stir the mixture until tablets are dispersed (well mixed with no chunks remaining).

15 minutes

4.Using a spoon, swallow the mixture right away.

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5.Rinse the container with 2 ounces (60 mL) of water and immediately drink the contents. Repeat the rinse with 2 ounces (60 mL) of water a second time to ensure the whole dose is taken.

Consume the mixture within 1 hour of preparation. Do not store ERLEADA® that is mixed with applesauce.

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Starting and Staying on ERLEADA® Guide

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REFERENCES:

  1. ERLEADA® [Prescribing Information]. Horsham, PA: Janssen Biotech, Inc.