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What is Evrysdi used for?

This medication is used to treat a certain muscle disorder (spinal muscular atrophy - SMA).




Muscular Dystrophies
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Evrysdi Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use if available from your pharmacist before you start taking risdiplam and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Risdiplam should come as a liquid form prepared by the pharmacy. If it is a powder form, do not use it and contact your pharmacy right away.

Take this medication by mouth after a meal as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. The dosage is based on your age and body weight. For infants who breastfeed, this medication should be given after breastfeeding. Do not mix this medication with formula, milk, or any other food or liquid. Drink some water after taking this medication to make sure that the medication is completely swallowed.

For patients who cannot swallow and have a feeding tube, this medication can be given through the tube. The tube should be flushed with water after the medication is given.

Carefully measure the dose using the provided measuring syringe. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose. Once the dose is drawn into the syringe, it must be taken right away. If it is not used within 5 minutes, the drug in the syringe should be thrown away and a new dose prepared with the syringe.

Avoid getting the medication on your skin or in your eyes. If you get the medication on your skin, wash with soap and water. If you get the medication in your eyes, rinse with plenty of water.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.

If you vomit after taking a dose or did not take the full dose, do not take another dose at that time. Take your next dose at the regular time.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Evrysdi Dosage and Form Information

Solution Reconstituted Oral
0.75 Mg/Ml