What to know when taking
INGREZZA® (valbenazine) capsules

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INGREZZA® (valbenazine) capsules: One capsule, once daily

Ingrezza 40 mg tablet.

Your doctor will start you on a 40 mg dose of INGREZZA for 1 week.

Ingrezza 80 mg tablet.

After 1 week, your doctor may increase your dose to 80 mg.

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You may also be kept on 40 mg depending on your treatment needs

Your doctor will tell you how much INGREZZA to take and when to take it.

  • INGREZZA can be taken with or without food

  • Do not stop taking INGREZZA without talking to your doctor first

  • If you take too much INGREZZA, call your poison control center at 1-800-222-1222

Do not take INGREZZA if you’re allergic to valbenazine or any of its ingredients.

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INGREZZA and your mental health medicine

In clinical trials, people were generally allowed to stay on their stable medications, including antipsychotics.

Generally, there were no changes in psychiatric stability for those people also taking medicine for:

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Schizophrenia

  • Schizoaffective disorder

  • Major depression

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including:

  • Prescription medicines

  • Over-the-counter medicines

  • Vitamins

  • Herbal supplements


Taking INGREZZA with certain other medicines may cause serious side effects.

Do not start any new medicines while taking INGREZZA without talking to your doctor first.

Before taking INGREZZA, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • Have liver problems

  • Have heart issues

  • Have an irregular heart rhythm or heartbeat

  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant

  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed

“I’m grateful that I found INGREZZA and that it’s working well for me. My hope is to become more open about my struggles with mental illness and TD.”

—Moira, history of bipolar disorder and depression

Individual results may vary

Moira was compensated by Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. to share her story

Tips for your next appointment

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Bring these resourcesour Doctor Discussion Guide to your next appointment to help you and your doctor have a better conversation about TD and INGREZZA.

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Indication and Important Safety Information

Do not take INGREZZA if you are allergic to valbenazine, or any of the ingredients in INGREZZA.

Important Information

Approved Use

INGREZZA® (valbenazine) capsules is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with movements in the face, tongue, or other body parts that cannot be controlled (tardive dyskinesia).

It is not known if INGREZZA is safe and effective in children.


Do not take INGREZZA if you:

  • are allergic to valbenazine, or any of the ingredients in INGREZZA.

INGREZZA may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Sleepiness (somnolence). Do not drive, operate heavy machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how INGREZZA affects you.
  • Heart rhythm problems (QT prolongation). INGREZZA may cause a heart problem known as QT prolongation.
  • Symptoms of QT prolongation may include:
    • fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
    • shortness of breath
    • dizziness or fainting
  • Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have a change in your heartbeat (a fast or irregular heartbeat), or if you faint.
  • Parkinson-like symptoms. Symptoms include: shaking, body stiffness, trouble moving or walking, or keeping your balance.

Before taking INGREZZA, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions including if you: have liver or heart problems, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.

The most common side effect of INGREZZA is sleepiness (somnolence). Other side effects include changes in balance (balance problems, dizziness) or an increased risk of falls, headache, feelings of restlessness, dry mouth, constipation, and blurred vision.

These are not all of the possible side effects of INGREZZA. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit MedWatch at www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see accompanying INGREZZA full Product Information

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