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You can also call the Amryt Assist team today at 1-833-346-2277 to learn how we can take this next step together. Once you contact us, we’ll get you set up with a personal case manager who can help simplify communications between you, your doctor, your insurance company, and your specialty pharmacy. We’re here to help make your transition to MYCAPSSA as painless as possible, with services that include:

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for out-of-pocket expenses, including copay assistance and referrals. There is also a Patient Assistance Program for those without insurance who meet other eligibility requirements.

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to better understand your insurance coverage and ensure smooth set-up and delivery of MYCAPSSA.

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with tips for success from an Amryt Clinical Educator throughout the transition process that make MYCAPSSA a part of your daily routine and support you in living with acromegaly.

Continued Partnership

through working with you on your terms and your schedule. We’re here to help guide you through your new treatment routine and ensure your questions are answered.

We’ll reach out to say hello, see how you’re doing, and offer our support wherever we can be of assistance.

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INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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.

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.

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.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have an irregular heartbeat.

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.

Women taking an oral contraceptive should use an alternative non-hormonal method of contraception or a back-up method when taking MYCAPSSA. 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).

INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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.

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.

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.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have an irregular heartbeat.

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.

Women taking an oral contraceptive should use an alternative non-hormonal method of contraception or a back-up method when taking MYCAPSSA. 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).

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