• Miscellaneous respiratory disorders

Miscellaneous respiratory disorders:

Indications for OFEV:

Treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).


Swallow whole. Take with food. 150mg twice daily (approx. 12hrs apart); max 300mg/day. Mild hepatic impairment: 100mg twice daily (approx. 12hrs apart). Dose modifications due to adverse reactions: see full labeling.


Not established.


Moderate or severe hepatic impairment: not recommended. Increased risk of liver enzyme elevation in low body weight (<65kg), age, Asian, or female patients. Perform liver function tests prior to treatment, then as clinically indicated. Interrupt therapy if serious liver injury with symptoms and/or hyperbilirubinemia or jaundice occurs. GI disorders: treat at first signs with adequate hydration, antidiarrheals, or antiemetics; discontinue if severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting persists despite symptomatic treatment. Cardiovascular risk. Known coronary artery disease. Consider treatment interruption if signs/symptoms of acute myocardial ischemia develop. Increased risk of bleeding. Recent abdominal surgery. History of diverticular disease. Discontinue if GI perforation develops. Smokers. Severe renal impairment (CrCl <30mL/min) or ESRD. Verify pregnancy status prior to initiation. Pregnancy: avoid. Females of reproductive potential should use effective contraception during treatment and at least 3 months after last dose. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pharmacologic Class:

Kinase inhibitor.


Avoid concomitant P-gp and CYP3A4 inducers (eg, rifampicin, carbamazepine, phenytoin, St. John’s wort). May be potentiated by P-gp and CYP3A4 inhibitors (eg, ketoconazole, erythromycin); monitor closely. Increased risk of bleeding with anticoagulants; monitor and adjust as necessary. Avoid smoking. Caution with concomitant corticosteroids, NSAIDs; may increase risk of GI perforation.

Adverse Reactions:

Diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, liver enzyme elevation, decreased appetite, headache, weight decreased, hypertension; arterial thromboembolic events, bleeding, GI perforation.

Generic Availability:


How Supplied:


Pricing for OFEV

150mg capsule (Qty: 60)
Appx. price $11870