How to Take LATUDA—Getting Started

LATUDA is Taken Once a Day

When you start treatment with Latuda® (lurasidone HCl), be sure to take it exactly as prescribed. Your doctor will take great care in determining the right dose for you. If you have any questions about LATUDA dosing or how to take LATUDA, don't hesitate to ask your doctor. You can also take a look at this Doctor Discussion Guide for some other questions to bring up at your appointment. See below for important information on how to take LATUDA, as well as some “do's and don'ts” to keep in mind during treatment.

What to Remember When Taking LATUDA

After reading through the following list, you can download a printout to keep as a reminder.

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1. Stick with it.

Everyone responds to medication differently. LATUDA may work gradually, so it may take some time to notice improvements.

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2. Keep cool and drink plenty of water.

Your body may not be able to control your temperature as effectively when taking LATUDA.

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3. Stay away from alcohol.

It may make side effects worse.

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4. Skip the grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

They can affect the amount of LATUDA in your blood.

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5. Take LATUDA with food—at least 350 calories.

Food can help your body absorb LATUDA.

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6. Watch out for drowsiness.

Until you get used to LATUDA, don't get behind the wheel or take part in any dangerous activities.

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7. Reach out for help if your symptoms get worse.

Be sure to tell your doctor if your symptoms get worse after starting LATUDA.

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8. Remember to take LATUDA once a day.

Once-daily LATUDA should always be taken exactly as it is prescribed for you by your doctor. Talk to your doctor before stopping LATUDA or changing your dose.

Do You Have More Questions About LATUDA?

It's common to have a number of questions when you're starting on a new medication. Of course, your doctor is always the best source of information about your treatment plan. You can also take a look at these frequently asked questions to get some answers.

Sunovion Answers for LATUDA offers patient assistance with support specialists available to answer your questions. Just call 1-855-5LATUDA (1-855-552-8832) anytime between 8AM to 12 midnight (EST).

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Eligible patients on LATUDA may be able to pay as little as a $15* copay per month. Click or call 1‑855‑5LATUDA (1‑855‑552‑8832).

*Exclusions apply.