HOW TO TAKE NERLYNX

NERLYNX is a once-daily oral medication taken with food at the same time each day. Your healthcare provider may change your dose of NERLYNX to help anticipate or manage side effects.

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IMPORTANT TIPS

  • Take NERLYNX at the same time each day.

  • Never take more than 1 dose (6 pills) per day.

  • Do not chew, crush, or split tablets.

  • Avoid foods with grapefruit.

  • The recommended dose is 6 NERLYNX tablets once a day (240 mg). Your doctor may modify your dose when you start NERLYNX and based on how well you tolerate treatment

  • If you miss a dose, skip it and take your next scheduled dose the following day

  • Let your doctor know about any missed doses

  • Store NERLYNX at room temperature, between 68°F and 77°F (20°C and 25°C)

  • Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take medicines used to decrease stomach acid, called proton pump inhibitors or PPIs. You should avoid taking these medicines during treatment with NERLYNX

PLAN FOR SUCCESS BY MAKING NERLYNX A PART OF YOUR DAILY SCHEDULE

DAILY REMINDERS TO TAKE NERLYNX

You can have reminders to take NERLYNX sent to your phone for free* by texting LYNX to 82866 or enter your number below.

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SPEAK WITH A MENTOR

If you are considering or have started treatment with NERLYNX, and have questions about what to expect, speak with a mentor.

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*At no cost with an unlimited texting plan; otherwise, message & data rates may apply. Message frequency determined by user. Text HELP to 82866 for help. Text STOP to 82866 to cancel. Click here for Terms & Conditions.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is the most important information I should know about NERLYNX (ner links)?

NERLYNX® (neratinib) may cause serious side effects, including:

Your healthcare provider may change your dose of NERLYNX, temporarily stop or completely stop NERLYNX if needed to manage your diarrhea.

See "What are the possible side effects of NERLYNX?" for more information about side effects.

What is NERLYNX?

NERLYNX is a prescription medicine used to treat adults who have early-stage breast cancer, which:

It is not known if NERLYNX is safe and effective in children.

Before taking NERLYNX, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take medicines used to decrease stomach acid, called proton pump inhibitors or PPIs. You should avoid taking these medicines during treatment with NERLYNX.

What are the possible side effects of NERLYNX?

NERLYNX may cause serious side effects, including:
See "What is the most important information I should know about NERLYNX?"

Common side effects of NERLYNX include:

These are not all the possible side effects of NERLYNX.

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

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