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OLYSIO® Dosing

Should be taken as prescribed

  • Taken orally with food
  • The capsule should be swallowed as a whole
  • Inform the patient that he or she should not take more or less than the prescribed dose of OLYSIO® at any time

Dose discontinuation/interruption

  • Advise patients to use OLYSIO® only in combination with other antiviral drugs for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
  • Advise patients that the dose of OLYSIO® must not be reduced or interrupted, as it may increase the possibility of treatment failure
  • If treatment with OLYSIO® is discontinued because of adverse reactions or inadequate on-treatment virologic response, OLYSIO® treatment must not be reinitiated
  • If adverse reactions potentially related to the antiviral drug(s) used in combination with OLYSIO® occur, refer to the instructions outlined in their respective prescribing information for recommendations on dosage adjustment or interruption
  • If any of the other antiviral drugs used in combination with OLYSIO® for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are permanently discontinued for any reason, OLYSIO® should also be discontinued

Missed doses

  • Advise patients to take OLYSIO® every day at the regularly scheduled time with food. Inform patients that it is important not to miss or skip doses and to take OLYSIO® for the duration that it is recommended by the healthcare provider

For specific dosing instructions, refer to the prescribing information of other antiviral drugs for the treatment of chronic HCV infection.