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Manage your Carcinoid Syndrome diarrhea proactively with XERMELO

XERMELO was proven to help reduce diarrhea when taken 3 times a day, every day, with a meal

Take XERMELO three times a day with meals Take XERMELO three times a day with meals

XERMELO was designed to proactively treat your diarrhea so it must be taken 3 times a day, every day, with a meal. Eating can sometimes be a challenge with Carcinoid Syndrome diarrhea but it is very important to eat with XERMELO. Food increases absorption of XERMELO so it is important to take it with meals.

Tips for taking XERMELO

It is important not to stop taking XERMELO

Not taking XERMELO as prescribed could cause your symptoms to return

XERMELO reduces diarrhea when taken with a meal three times a day

XERMELO was proven to help reduce diarrhea when taken 3 times a day, every day, with a meal, not a snack

Remember to take XERMELO and take it with you when you travel

Make XERMELO easy to remember by:

  • Setting an alarm on your phone
  • Writing down reminders in a log
  • Carrying it with you while you’re on the go
  • Taking it with a meal, not a snack

Everyone’s schedule is different, but it’s important to take XERMELO as directed.

 

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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

Indication

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.