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What is Sohonos used for?

Palovarotene is used to treat a certain rare genetic problem (fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva-FOP). It works by reducing bone formation in muscles and tendons that can be caused by FOP. Palovarotene belongs to a class of drugs known as retinoids, which are related to vitamin A.




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Sohonos Frequently Asked Questions

Women who are pregnant must not use palovarotene. Women must avoid becoming pregnant while taking this medication and for one month after stopping treatment. It can cause serious (even fatal) birth defects, miscarriage, or premature birth of the baby. Talk with your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking this medication and your birth control options.

Women who are able to have children must use one or two reliable forms of birth control for 1 month before starting palovarotene, during use, and for at least 1 month after the last dose. If you are going to use only one form of birth control (instead of using two), it must be one that is highly effective, such as an intrauterine device (IUD). Consult your doctor for more details.

Women who are able to have children must also meet the following requirements: test negative on a pregnancy test before starting treatment, have monthly pregnancy tests during treatment, and one month after the last dose.

This medication may stop normal growth in children. Your doctor will regularly monitor your child during treatment. Tell your doctor right away if you notice your child not growing (decreased height) or differences in the way they walk.

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.

Sohonos Dosage and Form Information

1.5 Mg
2.5 Mg
5 Mg
10 Mg
1 Mg