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VYNDAQEL® OR VYNDAMAX™ Description (tafamidis meglumine or tafamidis)

11. DESCRIPTION

VYNDAQEL (tafamidis meglumine) and VYNDAMAX (tafamidis) contain tafamidis as the active moiety, which is a selective stabilizer of transthyretin.

The chemical name of tafamidis meglumine is 2-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)-1,3-benzoxazole-6-carboxylic acid mono (1-deoxy-1-methylamino-D-glucitol). The molecular formula is C14H7Cl2NO3 C7H17NO5, and the molecular weight is 503.33 g/mol. The structural formula is:

Chemical Structure

Tafamidis meglumine 20-mg soft gelatin capsule for oral use contains a white to pink colored suspension of tafamidis meglumine 20 mg (equivalent to 12.2 mg of tafamidis free acid), and the following inactive ingredients: ammonium hydroxide 28%, brilliant blue FCF, carmine, gelatin, glycerin, iron oxide (yellow), polyethylene glycol 400, polysorbate 80, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, propylene glycol, sorbitan monooleate, sorbitol, and titanium dioxide.

The chemical name of tafamidis is 2-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)-1,3-benzoxazole-6-carboxylic acid. The molecular formula is C14H7Cl2NO3, and the molecular weight is 308.12 g/mol. The structural formula is:

Chemical Structure

Tafamidis 61-mg soft gelatin capsule for oral use contains a white to pink colored suspension of tafamidis 61 mg and the following inactive ingredients: ammonium hydroxide 28%, butylated hydroxytoluene, gelatin, glycerin, iron oxide (red), polyethylene glycol 400, polysorbate 20, povidone (K-value 90), polyvinyl acetate phthalate, propylene glycol, sorbitol, and titanium dioxide.

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