Valbenazine (US Brand name Ingrezza®) is a vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2) inhibitor. Here is basic information about this medication.
Treatment of adults with tardive dyskinesia
The initial dose is 40 mg once daily orally. After one week, increase the dose to the recommended dose of 80 mg once daily.
Administration and instructions
Valbenazine may be administered with or without food.
In patients with moderate and severe hepatic impairment, recommended dose is 40 mg daily.
Based on tolerability, consider dose reduction for known poor CYP2D6 metabolizers.
Dosage forms and strengths
Capsules: 40 mg and 80 mg
Please refer to Prescribing Information (see link below) for complete discussion of dosage, administration, warnings and precautions, contraindications, etc.
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