What are once-weekly oral medicines?

Research tells us that up to 60% of patients and caregivers struggle with taking their medicines as prescribed.6 And, although they’d never heard of the concept before, ~80% of patients and caregivers find a once-weekly oral pill appealing.6
6 Patient Unmet Needs Survey (Q3’21; n=1645 patients and caregivers)

Once-weekly oral medicines have the potential to provide people with an option for a single dose of medication that lasts a week.

The once-weekly oral capsule being studied in the Starlyng-1 study is similar to a standard, daily capsule. The capsule is the size of a typical multivitamin.