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Convenient once-daily dosing at bedtime

It's important to take GOCOVRI exactly as your doctor prescribes

The recommended dose for GOCOVRI is 2 capsules once daily at bedtime. During your first week, your doctor will prescribe 1 capsule, and then 2 capsules after that.

GOCOVRI dosing schedule for week 1, week 2, and beyond GOCOVRI dosing schedule for week 1, week 2, and beyond

Do not stop or change the way you take GOCOVRI before talking with your doctor

How GOCOVRI was designed to work

Two pills with one release

Slow Release

GOCOVRI is slowly released overnight, which means GOCOVRI is ready to help you take control as soon as you wake up and stays with you all day until the next dose.

Half moon and two pills

Bedtime Dosing

GOCOVRI was designed to be taken at bedtime with the goal of not interrupting your sleep. This allows high doses of amantadine to slowly rise while you're asleep, peak upon waking, and sustain throughout the day.

Call your doctor if you have symptoms of withdrawal after the discontinuation of GOCOVRI such as fever, confusion, or severe muscle stiffness.

Take GOCOVRI with or without food
You can swallow GOCOVRI capsules whole. Do not crush, chew, or divide. GOCOVRI capsules may be opened and sprinkled on applesauce before swallowing. Sprinkle all of the medicine in the capsule on the applesauce. Take all of the medicine right away.

What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of GOCOVRI, do not take an extra dose. Take your usual dose of GOCOVRI on the next day at bedtime.

When should I not take GOCOVRI?
  • Do not drink alcohol when taking GOCOVRI
  • Do not use GOCOVRI capsules that are damaged or show signs of tampering
  • Do not take GOCOVRI if you have severe kidney problems
What happens if I take too much GOCOVRI?
  • If you take too much GOCOVRI, call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Especially tell your doctor if you
  • take medications like sodium bicarbonate
  • have had or are planning to have a live flu (influenza) vaccination (nasal spray). You can receive the influenza vaccination shot but should not get a live influenza vaccine while taking GOCOVRI

What are the side effects of GOCOVRI?

Common side effects
The most common side effects of GOCOVRI include hallucinations, dizziness, dry mouth, swelling of legs and feet, constipation, and falls
Possible serious side effects of GOCOVRI include
  • falling asleep during normal activities, such as driving, talking, or eating, while taking GOCOVRI. You may fall asleep without being drowsy or warning. The risk is greater if you take GOCOVRI with medicines that cause drowsiness
  • suicidal thoughts or actions and depression
  • occurrence or worsening of hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not real)
  • feeling dizzy, faint or lightheaded, especially when you stand up too quickly, when first starting GOCOVRI, or if your dose has been increased
  • unusual urges including gambling, sexual, spending money, binge eating, and the inability to control them
If you or your family notices that you are developing any new, unusual or sudden changes in behavior or related symptoms, tell your healthcare provider right away.

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Important Safety Information

Before taking GOCOVRI, tell your doctor about all medical conditions, including if you:

  • have kidney problems; unexpected sleepiness; take medicine to help you sleep or that makes you drowsy; have mental problems, such as suicidal thoughts, depression, or hallucinations; unusual urges including gambling, increased sex drive, compulsive eating, or shopping; or if you drink alcoholic beverages
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. GOCOVRI may harm your unborn baby and can pass into your breastmilk

Tell your doctor 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 like sodium bicarbonate.

What should I avoid while taking GOCOVRI?

  • Do not take GOCOVRI if you have severe kidney problems
  • Do not drive, operate machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how GOCOVRI affects you
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking GOCOVRI as it can increase your chances of serious side effects
  • Do not stop or change the dose of GOCOVRI before talking with your doctor. Call your healthcare provider if you have symptoms of withdrawal such as fever, confusion, or severe muscle stiffness
  • Do not take a flu nasal spray vaccine while taking GOCOVRI, but you can receive a flu shot

What are the possible side effects of GOCOVRI?

GOCOVRI may cause serious side effects, including:

  • falling asleep during normal activities, such as driving, talking, or eating, while taking GOCOVRI. You may fall asleep without being drowsy or warning. The risk is greater if you take GOCOVRI with medicines that cause drowsiness
  • suicidal thoughts or actions and depression
  • occurrence or worsening of hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not real)
  • feeling dizzy, faint or light headed, especially when you stand up too quickly, when first starting GOCOVRI, or if your dose has been increased
  • unusual urges including gambling, sexual, spending money, binge eating, and the inability to control them

If you or your family notices that you are developing any new, unusual or sudden changes in behavior or related symptoms, tell your healthcare provider right away.

The most common side effects of GOCOVRI include hallucination, dizziness, dry mouth, swelling of legs and feet, constipation, and falls.

Be sure to take your medicine at bedtime as instructed. You may take GOCOVRI with or without food.

Indication

What is GOCOVRI?

GOCOVRI™ (amantadine) extended release capsules is a prescription medicine for treating dyskinesia (sudden uncontrolled movements) in Parkinson’s disease patients treated with levodopa therapy, with or without other medicines that increase the effects of dopamine in the brain. It is not known if GOCOVRI is safe and effective in children.