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ODEVIXIBAT (OH de VIX i bat) treats itching caused by liver disease. It works by decreasing the amount of bile acids in the body, which reduces itching.
Take this medication by mouth with water. Take it as directed on the prescription label at the same time every day. Do not cut, crush, or chew this medication. Swallow the capsules whole. Take it with food. You may open the capsule and put the contents in up to 2 tablespoons of soft food or a small amount of liquid. Swallow the mixture right away. Do not chew. Keep taking it unless your care team tells you to stop.
Take bile acid binding resins, such as cholestyramine, colesevelam, and colestipol at a different time of day than this medication. Take this medication 4 hours before or 4 hours after these products.
This medication comes with INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE. Ask your pharmacist for directions on how to use this medication. Read the information carefully. Talk to your pharmacist or care team if you have questions.
Talk to your care team about the use of this medication in children. While it may be given to children for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Side effects that you should report to your care team as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report these to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Get rid of any unused medication after the expiration date.
To get rid of medications that are no longer needed or have expired:
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Visit your care team for regular checks on your progress. Tell your care team if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. You may need blood work while you are taking this medication.
You should make sure you get enough vitamin A, D, E, and K while you are taking this medication. Discuss the food you eat and the vitamins you take with your care team.
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