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Dimethyl Fumarate

Drug Interactions

Dimethyl fumarate is unlikely to react with other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Dimethyl Fumarate).

What If I Take an Overdose on This Drug?

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.)

Storage 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.

What If I Miss a Dose of Dimethyl Fumarate?

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.

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is not available in generic form at this time (see Generic Tecfidera).

Who Makes Dimethyl Fumarate?

Dimethyl fumarate is made by Biogen Idec, Inc.

Available Strengths

Dimethyl fumarate capsules come in the following strengths:
  • Dimethyl fumarate 120 mg
  • Dimethyl fumarate 240 mg.
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Dimethyl Fumarate Drug Information

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