MYCAPSSA® (octreotide) delayed-release oral capsules

Is it time to start a new chapter in your acromegaly treatment?

MYCAPSSA is now available!

Introducing MYCAPSSA® (octreotide) delayed-release oral capsules—the first and only FDA-approved oral somatostatin analog (SSA) capsule for patients with acromegaly who responded to and tolerated treatment with octreotide or lanreotide.

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Talking to your doctor could be the first step in the right direction. Have an open discussion with your healthcare team and ask if MYCAPSSA is right for you.

And you can make sure you’re prepared to ask the right questions during your appointment by downloading our Doctor Discussion Guide now.

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The Chiasma Access & Patient Support (CAPS) program is here for you and your doctor. Your Patient Care Specialist can speak directly with your healthcare provider and discuss the benefits of MYCAPSSA with them.

Plus, we’ll help you navigate insurance coverage, aid in financial assistance, assist with access to MYCAPSSA, and more. Download our CAPS brochure to learn more.

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Taking the first step.

Schedule an appointment to talk to your doctor about MYCAPSSA today. Our Doctor Discussion Guide can help frame your conversation and make it productive. Or, have a Patient Care Specialist from the Chiasma Access & Patient Support (CAPS) program reach out to them directly.

The team can share information about MYCAPSSA with your healthcare provider, help navigate your insurance coverage, understand sources of financial support, and assist you with access to MYCAPSSA.

Call the CAPS Patient Care team today at 1-833-3GO-CAPS (1-833-346-2277) or email us at [email protected] to learn how we can take this next step together.

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During the clinical trial, my levels were under control and I wasn’t having to work up the courage to hurt myself with a needle every 28 days. The way MYCAPSSA worked for me, in the convenience of an oral option, was what I had been waiting for.
Jim, Living With Acromegaly
Jim participated in a clinical trial for MYCAPSSA

I finally had the opportunity to experience control of my IGF-I and GH levels without the pain and inconvenience of my injections. And the freedom to travel without sticking to that regimen of monthly injections has made a big difference for me.
– Shannon, Living With Acromegaly
Shannon participated in a clinical trial for MYCAPSSA

Tools to help you, one step at a time.

Whether you’re just hearing about MYCAPSSA for the first time or already enrolled to start on this twice daily oral treatment, MYCAPSSA has a variety of helpful resources available to help you learn more.

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Tips for staying on track with MYCAPSSA.

MYCAPSSA is an oral medication, taken twice daily–once in the morning and once in the evening, on an empty stomach. Take a look at our dosing instructions and learn tips for staying on track from other patients taking MYCAPSSA. Find out how they incorporated MYCAPSSA into their daily routine.

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Taking patient support personally.

The CAPS program makes sure that personal support and communication are individually tailored to your needs, your schedule, and your preferences. And you’re guaranteed one-on-one assistance with your very own Patient Care Specialist. We can even reach out to your healthcare provider and discuss whether MYCAPSSA could be right for you.

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I take MYCAPSSA. I can bring my pills with me anywhere I go. I can take my pills without interfering with what I’m doing. It’s a freedom that I hadn’t experienced for a long, long time.

– Jim, Living With Acromegaly
Jim participated in a clinical trial for MYCAPSSA

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INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is the most important safety information I should know?

MYCAPSSA can cause problems with the gallbladder. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any of these symptoms: sudden pain in your upper right stomach (abdomen) or right shoulder or between your shoulder blades; yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes; fever with chills; or nausea. Tell your healthcare provider if you have an irregular heartbeat. MYCAPSSA may affect your blood sugar, thyroid hormone, or vitamin B12 levels. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any problems or conditions related to these. Your healthcare provider may monitor these levels during your treatment with MYCAPSSA.

Who should not use MYCAPSSA?

MYCAPSSA can cause a serious allergic reaction including anaphylactic shock. Stop taking MYCAPSSA right away and get emergency help if you have any of these symptoms: swelling of your tongue, throat, lips, eyes or face; trouble swallowing or breathing; severe itching of the skin with rash or raised bumps; feeling faint; chest pain; or rapid heartbeat.

Do not use MYCAPSSA if you are allergic to octreotide or any other ingredients in MYCAPSSA. If you need to know the ingredients, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

If you have certain other medical conditions, you should use MYCAPSSA with caution. Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, especially the following: pregnancy or breastfeeding; liver disease; kidney disease; or difficulty in emptying bladder completely.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take. MYCAPSSA may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how MYCAPSSA works.

What are the possible side effects of MYCAPSSA?

The most common side effects are headache, joint pain, nausea, weakness, diarrhea, and sweating a lot.

Talk to your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Keep MYCAPSSA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

How should I take MYCAPSSA?

Do not take MYCAPSSA with food. MYCAPSSA should be taken with a glass of water on an empty stomach. Take MYCAPSSA at least 1 hour before a meal or at least 2 hours after a meal (for example, you could take your morning dose 1 hour before breakfast and your evening dose at bedtime).

What is MYCAPSSA (octreotide) for?

MYCAPSSA is an oral prescription medicine used in the long-term maintenance treatment of acromegaly in people for whom initial treatment with octreotide or lanreotide has been effective and tolerated.

If these treatments are effective and your body is tolerating it, you may be eligible to take MYCAPSSA instead of the injections. Ask your doctor if this oral treatment is appropriate for you.

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INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is the most important safety information I should know?

MYCAPSSA can cause problems with the gallbladder. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any of these symptoms: sudden pain in your upper right stomach (abdomen) or right shoulder or between your shoulder blades; yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes; fever with chills; or nausea. Tell your healthcare provider if you have an irregular heartbeat. MYCAPSSA may affect your blood sugar, thyroid hormone, or vitamin B12 levels. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any problems or conditions related to these. Your healthcare provider may monitor these levels during your treatment with MYCAPSSA.

Who should not use MYCAPSSA?

MYCAPSSA can cause a serious allergic reaction including anaphylactic shock. Stop taking MYCAPSSA right away and get emergency help if you have any of these symptoms: swelling of your tongue, throat, lips, eyes or face; trouble swallowing or breathing; severe itching of the skin with rash or raised bumps; feeling faint; chest pain; or rapid heartbeat.

Do not use MYCAPSSA if you are allergic to octreotide or any other ingredients in MYCAPSSA. If you need to know the ingredients, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

If you have certain other medical conditions, you should use MYCAPSSA with caution. Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, especially the following: pregnancy or breastfeeding; liver disease; kidney disease; or difficulty in emptying bladder completely.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take. MYCAPSSA may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how MYCAPSSA works.

What are the possible side effects of MYCAPSSA?

The most common side effects are headache, joint pain, nausea, weakness, diarrhea, and sweating a lot.

Talk to your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Keep MYCAPSSA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

How should I take MYCAPSSA?

Do not take MYCAPSSA with food. MYCAPSSA should be taken with a glass of water on an empty stomach. Take MYCAPSSA at least 1 hour before a meal or at least 2 hours after a meal (for example, you could take your morning dose 1 hour before breakfast and your evening dose at bedtime).

What is MYCAPSSA (octreotide) for?

MYCAPSSA is an oral prescription medicine used in the long-term maintenance treatment of acromegaly in people for whom initial treatment with octreotide or lanreotide has been effective and tolerated.

If these treatments are effective and your body is tolerating it, you may be eligible to take MYCAPSSA instead of the injections. Ask your doctor if this oral treatment is appropriate for you.