Can ONFI help?
Know what to expect when adding any new medication to your loved one’s treatment plan. Hear what one doctor tells his patients with LGS about adding ONFI.
I talk to my patients about the CONTAIN study, letting them understand that, in that study, patients had their seizures significantly reduced. I also talk about some of the expectations for what to look for and potentially expect in some cases as far as side effects.
—Ahmed Abdelmoity, MD, FAAP, pediatric epileptologist
Get off to a good start by learning about ONFI, including how and when to take it. Watch this video for a quick step-by-step guide to taking ONFI.
The health information contained in this video is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with your healthcare provider.
ONFI should be taken exactly as your healthcare provider recommends. Make sure to tell your healthcare provider how your loved one is feeling and whether he or she is experiencing any side effects. Do not stop giving ONFI to your loved one without talking to your healthcare provider first.
HOW IS ONFI TAKEN?
- ONFI should be taken exactly as your healthcare provider says. Your healthcare provider will tell you how much should be taken and when. He or she may also change the dose if needed
- ONFI is usually taken twice a day
- ONFI tablets can be taken whole, broken in half along the score, or crushed and mixed in applesauce
- ONFI tablets and oral suspension can be taken with or without food
- Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines your loved one is taking, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Taking ONFI with certain other medicines can cause side effects or affect how well they work