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Lomitapide Coupon - Lomitapide 5mg capsule
Lomitapide
Specialty Drug

Juxtapid

LOMITAPIDE is used in combination with diet and other medicines to lower blood cholesterol levels in patients with a genetic disorder that results in high blood cholesterol levels. Compare MTP inhibitors.
Lomitapide Coupon - Lomitapide 5mg capsule
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Lomitapide Side Effects

What should I watch for?

To help prevent stomach problems while taking this medicine, you should stay on a low-fat diet. This medicine makes it harder for some nutrients to get into your body. You should take Vitamin E and fatty acids each day while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor or healthcare provider about how to add these to your diet.

Do not become pregnant while taking this medicine. Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information. Women who become pregnant while taking this medicine are encouraged to enroll in the pregnancy registry by calling 1-877-902-4099 or visiting www.juxtapid.com.

Birth control pills may not work properly while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor about using an extra or different method of birth control.

This medicine can cause liver injury. The risk of liver injury is increased in patients who drink alcohol while taking this medicine. Do not drink more than one alcoholic drink per day while taking this medicine.

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Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Arm, back, or jaw pain

chest pain or discomfort

chest tightness or heaviness

dark urine

fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

fever

light-colored stools

loss of appetite

nausea and vomiting

sweating

trouble breathing

unusual tiredness or weakness

upper right abdominal or stomach pain

yellow eyes and skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Acid or sour stomach

back pain

belching

chills

constipation

cough

decreased weight

diarrhea

dizziness

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

frequent urge to defecate

full or bloated feeling

general feeling of discomfort or illness

headache

heartburn

indigestion

joint pain

muscle aches and pains

passing gas

pressure in the stomach

shivering

sore throat

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

straining while passing stool

stuffy or runny nose

sweating

swelling of the abdominal or stomach area

trouble sleeping

weakness

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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