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Rapid and extended release for full-day exposure1,2

The first 2-bead Microtrol™ Technology delivery of nonstimulant viloxazine for 24-hour patient exposure1,2

Qelbree™ capsule within a circle showing 24 hour patient exposure
Once-daily Qelbree shows no evidence of abuse potential in studies—minimizing risk of treatment abuse, misuse, or diversion.3,4
Additional data:
  •   Viloxazine was found to be free of physical drug dependence in 5 animal models of abuse liability4
  •   No withdrawal symptoms or signs of dependence were reported as AEs during human clinical trials3

 

24-hour mean SS plasma concentration–time profile (n=27)2,3

Graph showing SS plasma concentration with Qelbree™ (viloxazine extended-release capsules) over 24 hours
  • Duration of exposure that lasts throughout the day3
  • Demonstrated gradual release of an ER formulation3

Abbreviations: AEs, adverse events, Tmax, time of maximum measured plasma concentration; QD, once-daily, SD, standard deviation; SS, steady state.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

INDICATION

Qelbree is indicated for the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adult and pediatric patients 6 years and older.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

WARNING: SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIORS

In clinical studies, higher rates of suicidal thoughts and behaviors were reported in [read more] patients with ADHD treated with Qelbree than in patients treated with placebo. Closely monitor all Qelbree-treated patients for clinical worsening and for emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

In clinical studies, higher rates of suicidal thoughts and behaviors were reported in patients with ADHD treated with Qelbree than in patients treated with placebo. Closely monitor all [read more]Qelbree-treated patients for clinical worsening and for emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Concomitant administration of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), or dosing within 14 days after discontinuing an MAOI, because of an increased risk of hypertensive crisis
  • Concomitant administration of sensitive CYP1A2 substrates or CYP1A2 substrates with a narrow therapeutic range

WARNINGS & PRECAUTIONS

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviors: Closely monitor all Qelbree-treated patients for clinical worsening and emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors, especially during the initial few months of drug therapy, and at times of dosage changes
  • Heart rate, blood pressure increases: Qelbree can cause an increase in diastolic blood pressure and heart rate. Assess these measures prior to starting therapy, following increases in dosage, and periodically during therapy
  • Activation of mania, or hypomania: Noradrenergic drugs may induce a manic or mixed episode in patients with bipolar disorder. Prior to initiating treatment with Qelbree, screen patients to determine if they are at risk for bipolar disorder. Screening should include a detailed psychiatric history, including a personal or family history of suicide, bipolar disorder, and depression 
  • Somnolence and fatigue: Patients should not perform activities requiring mental alertness, such as operating a motor vehicle or hazardous machinery, due to potential somnolence (including sedation or lethargy) and fatigue, until they know how they will be affected by Qelbree 

ADVERSE REACTIONS

The most common adverse reactions (≥ 5% and at least twice the rate of placebo for any dose) in patients 6 to 17 years were somnolence, decreased appetite, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, and irritability, and in adults, insomnia, headache, somnolence, fatigue, nausea, decreased appetite, dry mouth, and constipation. 

PREGNANCY

There is a pregnancy exposure registry that monitors pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to Qelbree during pregnancy. Healthcare providers are encouraged to register patients by calling the National Pregnancy Registry for Psychiatric Medications at 1-866-961-2388 or by visiting www.womensmentalhealth.org/preg. 

Please see full Prescribing Information, including Boxed Warning.

References:

1. Qelbree [package insert]. Rockville, MD: Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2. Supernus Pharmaceuticals. Advanced Drug Delivery Systems. Rockville, MD: Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
3. Data on file, Supernus Pharmaceuticals.
4. Yaganita T, Wakasa Y, Kiyohara H. Drug dependence potential of viloxazine hydrochloride tested in rhesus monkeys. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1979;12(1):155-161.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

INDICATION

Qelbree is indicated for the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adult and pediatric patients 6 years and older.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

WARNING: SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIORS

In clinical studies, higher rates of suicidal thoughts and behaviors were reported in [read more] patients with ADHD treated with Qelbree than in patients treated with placebo. Closely monitor all Qelbree-treated patients for clinical worsening and for emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

In clinical studies, higher rates of suicidal thoughts and behaviors were reported in patients with ADHD treated with Qelbree than in patients treated with placebo. Closely monitor all [read more]Qelbree-treated patients for clinical worsening and for emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Concomitant administration of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), or dosing within 14 days after discontinuing an MAOI, because of an increased risk of hypertensive crisis
  • Concomitant administration of sensitive CYP1A2 substrates or CYP1A2 substrates with a narrow therapeutic range

WARNINGS & PRECAUTIONS

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviors: Closely monitor all Qelbree-treated patients for clinical worsening and emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors, especially during the initial few months of drug therapy, and at times of dosage changes
  • Heart rate, blood pressure increases: Qelbree can cause an increase in diastolic blood pressure and heart rate. Assess these measures prior to starting therapy, following increases in dosage, and periodically during therapy
  • Activation of mania, or hypomania: Noradrenergic drugs may induce a manic or mixed episode in patients with bipolar disorder. Prior to initiating treatment with Qelbree, screen patients to determine if they are at risk for bipolar disorder. Screening should include a detailed psychiatric history, including a personal or family history of suicide, bipolar disorder, and depression 
  • Somnolence and fatigue: Patients should not perform activities requiring mental alertness, such as operating a motor vehicle or hazardous machinery, due to potential somnolence (including sedation or lethargy) and fatigue, until they know how they will be affected by Qelbree 

ADVERSE REACTIONS

The most common adverse reactions (≥ 5% and at least twice the rate of placebo for any dose) in patients 6 to 17 years were somnolence, decreased appetite, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, and irritability, and in adults, insomnia, headache, somnolence, fatigue, nausea, decreased appetite, dry mouth, and constipation. 

PREGNANCY

There is a pregnancy exposure registry that monitors pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to Qelbree during pregnancy. Healthcare providers are encouraged to register patients by calling the National Pregnancy Registry for Psychiatric Medications at 1-866-961-2388 or by visiting www.womensmentalhealth.org/preg. 

Please see full Prescribing Information, including Boxed Warning.