Ask a Clinical Nurse Educator

Ask a Clinical Nurse Educator

Questions about XERMELO? Get the answers you need from a Carcinoid Syndrome diarrhea expert

Talk to a Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) for the right support each step of the way. Our CNEs have years of experience with Carcinoid Syndrome diarrhea and are dedicated to supporting you. Meet our CNEs here. They can help you

  • Make XERMELO part of your routine and stay on track with treatment
  • Easily identify Carcinoid Syndrome-friendly foods (you’ll receive a FREE Nutrition Guide, too)
  • Learn about the role of hormones, including serotonin, in NETs
  • Set up convenient text reminders to take your medication 3 times a day (optional)

Note: Our CNEs can share general information about NETs and Carcinoid Syndrome but cannot provide medical advice on your specific condition.

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Important Safety Information and Indication

Important Safety Information and Indication

Important Safety Information

  • XERMELO may cause constipation which can be serious. You should stop taking XERMELO if severe constipation or severe, persistent, or worsening abdominal pain develops. Talk to your doctor if you have these symptoms
  • The most common side effects of XERMELO include nausea, headache, increase in hepatic enzymes, depression, flatulence, decreased appetite, swelling of your hands and feet, and fever
  • Talk to your doctor about all medicines you are taking as some may interact with XERMELO


XERMELO is a prescription pill, used along with somatostatin analog (SSA) therapy, for Carcinoid Syndrome diarrhea in adults who are not adequately controlled by SSA therapy.

For more information about XERMELO, talk to your doctor or see Full Prescribing Information.

You may report an adverse event related to Lexicon products by calling 1-844-LEX-PHAR (1-844-539-7427)  (US only). If you prefer, you may contact the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) directly. The FDA has established a reporting service known as MedWatch where healthcare professionals and consumers can report serious problems they suspect may be associated with the drugs and medical devices they prescribe, dispense, or use. Visit MedWatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.