Olumiant® ▼ (baricitinib)

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Olumiant® ▼ (baricitinib): Effect of food on administration

Administration with meals was not associated with a clinically relevant effect on exposure.

Summary

Food Effects

Baricitinib is to be taken once daily with or without food and may be taken at any time of the day.1

Administration with meals is not associated with a clinically relevant effect on exposure.2

An assessment of food effects in healthy subjects showed that a high-fat meal decreased the mean area under the curve and maximum serum concentration of BARI by approximately 11% and 18%, respectively, and delayed the time to reach maximum serum concentration by 0.5 hours.2

In clinical studies, BARI was administered without regard to meals.2

Timing

Baricitinib can be taken at any time of day or night. It is best to take BARI at the same time every day.1

References

1. Olumiant [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

2. Data on file, Eli Lilly and Company and/or one of its subsidiaries.

This medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions.

Date of Last Review: April 30, 2019

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