Dimethyl fumarate is unlikely to react with other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Dimethyl Fumarate).
At this time, it is not known what to expect from an overdose with dimethyl fumarate. Seek immediate medical attention if you may have taken too much of this drug.
(Click Tecfidera Overdose for more information.)
Dimethyl fumarate should be stored at room temperature, in the original container, and protected from light. Make sure your pharmacist dispenses the drug to you in the original bottle. Discard any unused dimethyl fumarate 90 days after opening the bottle. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
If you forget to take your dose of dimethyl fumarate, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose. In this case, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
This medication is not available in generic form at this time (see Generic Tecfidera).
Dimethyl fumarate is made by Biogen Idec, Inc.
Dimethyl fumarate capsules come in the following strengths:
- Dimethyl fumarate 120 mg
- Dimethyl fumarate 240 mg.