Getting ORGOVYX

Once you’re prescribed ORGOVYX, there are 2 ways to get it:

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Doctor’s office

Some doctors have their own in-office pharmacy. If yours does, you will likely get your ORGOVYX prescription there. Your doctor will work with you to help you get your medicine delivered right to your home.

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Specialty pharmacy

This type of pharmacy carries medicines that you can’t get at regular pharmacies. A specialty pharmacy can deliver ORGOVYX right to your home.

Getting ORGOVYX from a specialty pharmacy

To help you understand how to get ORGOVYX from a specialty pharmacy, just remember:

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1. Paperwork

Your doctor’s office will fill out the required paperwork. They will submit it to the specialty pharmacy.

Quick Tip: Check with your doctor to make sure all of your forms are completed and ready to submit.
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2. Pharmacy call

After your paperwork has been submitted, the specialty pharmacy will call you. They can help you understand how much your medicine may cost and will set up delivery. Answering this call is important. The specialty pharmacy will need to get in touch with you to finish processing your prescription.

Quick Tip: Save the specialty pharmacy’s number in your phone so it’s handy if you need it. This will also help you recognize their number when they call you for refill reminders.
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3. Prescription delivery

After your specialty pharmacy call, ORGOVYX will be delivered right to your home. If you need help during any step of this process, your doctor or specialty pharmacy can assist you.

Quick Tip: If you do not receive your medicine within 14 days, call your doctor’s office or specialty pharmacy.
If you need support getting ORGOVYX, call us at 1-833-ORGOVYX (1-833-674-6899) call us at 1-833-ORGOVYX (1-833-674-6899) Monday–Friday, 8 AM–8 PM ET. Monday–Friday, 8 AM–8 PM ET.

How to take ORGOVYX

ORGOVYX is a small once-daily pill that can fit into your routine.

The recommended dose of ORGOVYX:

First day of treatment: Take 3 pills.

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Every day after that: Take 1 pill once daily. Take it at about the same time each day.

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Things to remember while taking ORGOVYX:

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Take ORGOVYX exactly how your doctor prescribed

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You can take ORGOVYX with or without food

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Swallow each pill whole—do not crush or chew them

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Do not change your prescribed dose of ORGOVYX or stop treatment without talking to your doctor first

Your doctor may change your dose of ORGOVYX as needed. If you have questions about your dose, check with your doctor.

What to do if you forget to take ORGOVYX:

  • If it’s been 12 hours or less since you were supposed to take ORGOVYX, take it as soon as possible
  • If it’s been more than 12 hours since you were supposed to take ORGOVYX, don’t take it. Take ORGOVYX at your regular time the next day
Quick Tip: A simple way to add ORGOVYX to your routine is to combine it with an activity you do every day already. For example, you can take your medicine with your morning coffee or right before breakfast.

What about other medicines I am taking?

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take or treatments you receive, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Taking ORGOVYX with certain other medicines can affect how ORGOVYX works or may cause side effects.

  • You should not start or stop any medicines before you talk with the healthcare provider that prescribed ORGOVYX
  • Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them with you to show to your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medicine

Stay on track with your treatment

Use this daily dosing tracker to help you remember when you take ORGOVYX. It will also help your doctor better evaluate your treatment.

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Stay on track with treatment

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking ORGOVYX?

Tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • Have any heart problems, including a condition called long QT syndrome.
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. ORGOVYX can harm your unborn baby and cause loss of pregnancy (miscarriage).
  • Have a partner who is pregnant or may become pregnant.
    • Males who have female partners who are able to become pregnant should use effective birth control (contraception) during treatment with ORGOVYX and for 2 weeks after the last dose of ORGOVYX.
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if ORGOVYX passes into your breast milk.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines or treatments you receive, including: prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Taking ORGOVYX with certain other medicines can affect how ORGOVYX works or may cause side effects.

You should not start or stop any medicine before you talk with your healthcare provider who prescribed ORGOVYX.

What are the possible side effects of ORGOVYX?

Serious side effects of ORGOVYX include:

  • Changes in the electrical activity of your heart (QT prolongation). Your healthcare provider may check your body salts (electrolytes) and the electrical activity of your heart during treatment with ORGOVYX. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you get any signs or symptoms of QT prolongation, including:
    • dizziness
    • fainting
    • feeling that your heart is pounding or racing (palpitations)
    • chest pain

Most common side effects of ORGOVYX include:

  • hot flushes
  • increased blood sugar levels
  • increased blood fat (triglyceride) levels
  • muscle and joint pain
  • decreased blood hemoglobin levels
  • increased liver enzymes
  • tiredness
  • constipation
  • diarrhea

ORGOVYX may cause other side effects including weight gain, decreased sex drive, and erectile function problems.

ORGOVYX may cause fertility problems in males, which may affect your ability to father children. Talk to your healthcare provider if this is a concern for you.

These are not all the possible side effects of ORGOVYX. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects or if you have a side effect that bothers you or does not go away.

You may report side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is ORGOVYX?

ORGOVYX is a prescription medicine used in adults for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

It is not known if ORGOVYX is safe or effective in females or children.

Please see full Prescribing Information and Patient Product Information for ORGOVYX.

Reference:

  1. ORGOVYX (relugolix) [prescribing information]. Brisbane, CA: Myovant Sciences, Inc.; 2020.