Could a Biogen medication be right for you?

Your healthcare provider is your best source of information, especially when choosing treatment. Together, you decide what treatment may work best for you. Download these questions to help get the conversation started at your next appointment.


What is VUMERITY?

VUMERITY is a prescription medicine used to treat people with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease, and active secondary progressive disease in adults.

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

How should I take VUMERITY? Oral pills 2 times daily

  • Take VUMERITY exactly as your doctor tells you to take it.
  • The recommended starting dose on days 1 to 7 is one capsule by mouth 2 times a day. After 7 days, the recommended dose is 2 capsules by mouth 2 times a day.
  • If taken with food, avoid taking VUMERITY with a high-fat, high-calorie meal or snack.
    • Your meal or snack should contain no more than 700 calories and no more than 30 g of fat.
  • Swallow VUMERITY whole. Do not crush, chew, or sprinkle capsule contents on food.
  • If you take too much VUMERITY, call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away.

What should I avoid while taking VUMERITY?

  • Do not drink alcohol at the time you take a VUMERITY dose.

Who should not take VUMERITY?

Do not take VUMERITY if you:

  • have had an allergic reaction (such as welts, hives, swelling of the face, lips, mouth or tongue, or difficulty breathing) to diroximel fumarate, dimethyl fumarate, or any of the ingredients in VUMERITY
  • are taking dimethyl fumarate

Understanding Important Safety Information

Before taking any treatment, it’s important to understand as much about it as possible. The Important Safety Information for a treatment describes possible side effects you may experience. It also tells you what information you need to share with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.

On this website, the Important Safety Information appears on each specific treatment page. You'll also find the Indication, which explains the specific condition that the medication was approved to treat by the FDA.