The usual adult dosage is 1 or 2 mg b.i.d. On the day of chemotherapy, the initial dose should be given 1 to 3 hours before the chemotherapeutic agent is administered. To minimize side effects, it is recommended that the lower starting dose be used and that the dose be increased as necessary. A dose of 1 or 2 mg the night before may be useful. The maximum recommended daily dose is 6 mg given in divided doses t.i.d.
Cesamet may be administered 2 or 3 times daily during the entire course of each cycle of chemotherapy and, if needed, for 48 hours after the last dose of each cycle of chemotherapy.
Cesamet™ capsules (purple and white): 1 mg (bottles of 20 capsules) NDC 0187-0247-01. Capsules will be imprinted with Valeant on the white body and a four-digit code (0247) on the purple cap. Store at controlled room temperature, 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted to 15-30ºC (59-86ºF) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].
Rev: July 2006
Part No. 12-1391
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
3300 Hyland Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA
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Revised: 06/2007 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
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