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tafamidis Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Warnings & Dosing

What dosages is tafamidis available in?

What dosages is tafamidis available in?

tafamidis is available as an oral capsule that contains tafamidis 61 mg.

What is tafamidis used for?

What is tafamidis used for?

tafamidis is a transthyretin (TTR) stabilizer that is used to treat transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM, a rare heart muscle disease).

How does tafamidis work?

How does tafamidis work?

tafamidis is a transthyretin (TTR) stabilizer. It works by attaching to a protein in your body called transthyretin. This slows protein breakdown and buildup in the heart walls, which makes it easier for the heart to pump blood to the rest of your body.

How do I take tafamidis?

How do I take tafamidis?

tafamidis is typically taken as 61 mg by mouth once daily.

Is it safe for me to take tafamidis?

Is it safe for me to take tafamidis?

tafamidis is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you.

tafamidis Common Side Effects

tafamidis Common Side Effects

Common side effects of tafamidis:

  • Bone, muscle, or joint problems
  • Injury
  • Skin problems
  • Heart failure
  • Falls
  • Mental health problems
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of the hands, feet, or ankles
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Eye problems
  • Constipation
tafamidis Serious Side Effects

tafamidis Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with tafamidis.

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on tafamidis

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on tafamidis

The following medications may interact with tafamidis:

  • Coadministration of tafamidis and drugs that are BCRP substrates may increase the exposure of substrates of this transporter (e.g., methotrexate, rosuvastatin, imatinib) and the risk of the substrate-related toxicities. Monitor for signs of BCRP substrate-related toxicities and modify dosage of the substrate if appropriate
Who makes tafamidis?

Who makes tafamidis?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is tafamidis safe in pregnancy?

Is tafamidis safe in pregnancy?

tafamidis may harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant during treatment with VYNDAQEL or tafamidis. You may also report your pregnancy by calling the Pfizer reporting line at 1-800-438-1985.

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