How to Take Orenitram
Personalized dosing helps meet your needs
Like other medicines you may be taking, Orenitram is an oral tablet. Orenitram is taken with food, usually 3 times daily (every 8 hours).*
Since PAH is a progressive disease, your treatment needs may change over time. With Orenitram, you may not have to start a new medication. Your healthcare provider can continue to increase or change your dose to meet your needs so you may be able to stay with Orenitram for the long term to help control your PAH.†
Orenitram is available in 5 tablet strengths, making it easier for your healthcare provider to adjust your dose.
In a clinical study, patients who achieved a dose of Orenitram of at least 3 mg, 3 times per day, were able to walk farther and had less shortness of breath after 24 weeks. That’s why it’s important to work with your healthcare provider to achieve a dose of Orenitram that will help you reach your treatment goals.
If you’re already on Orenitram and you miss a dose, take the dose as soon as possible with food. If you miss 2 or more doses, call your healthcare provider for guidance.*Orenitram may also be taken 2 times a day (every 12 hours). Tablet strength may be increased depending on how well you tolerate treatment. †There is no maximum dose for Orenitram, so your healthcare provider can continue to increase your dose as long as you are able to tolerate the medication. Learn about possible side effects and be prepared for them from the start
Taking Orenitram with food
Orenitram should be taken with food because it helps your body absorb the medicine. You can talk with your healthcare team about food choices and combinations that may work best for you.
You can use this tool to explore different meal and snack ideas that will help you figure out what works best for you and your schedule.
Should I take Orenitram with food?
Do I have to take Orenitram with a full meal?
Orenitram can be taken with snacks as well. What’s important is developing lasting habits that fit into your lifestyle.
Have more questions? These suggestions are merely a starting point. You should work with your healthcare team if you are looking for more meal planning options.
To see different meal ideas, select the meal and ingredients that you’re looking for.
If you need to take Orenitram between meals, you can use the planner to find different snack ideas based on your taste and travel needs.
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