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Lucentis: Solution for injection (0.3mg)

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What is this Medicine?

RANIBIZUMAB (RA ni BIZ oo mab) is an injectable medicine for the eye. It is used to treat certain types of disease that affect the retina and blood vessels in the eye. This medicine helps to slow the disease and may help to maintain vision. It is not a cure.

In-Depth Information

Lucentis 0.3mg Dose Pre-filled Syringe Solution for Injection

NDC: 502420082
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Macular Edema Following Retinal Vein Occlusion, Diabetic Macular Edema, Choroidal Neovascularization (CNV), Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy

Storage Information
Protect from light
Do not freeze
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Store in carton until time of use
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Lucentis 0.3mg Dose Pre-filled Syringe Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Lucentis 0.3mg Dose Pre-filled Syringe Solution for Injection

Decreased Healing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Red Eyes Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Eyes Incidence:
<12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Brain Attack Incidence:
0.2-4.8%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Antibody Formation Incidence:
1.0-8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
1.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
1.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
1.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eye Inflammation Incidence:
1.0-18.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Cholesterol Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cataracts Incidence:
2.0-28.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
2.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Secretion Of Tears Incidence:
2.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
3.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
3.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Engorgement With Blood Incidence:
5.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
5.0-18.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
5.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Eye Blood Pressure Incidence:
7.0-24.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Irritation Incidence:
7.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eye Pain Incidence:
17.0-35.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding Within The Eye Incidence:
47.0-74.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 6 - Unknown Risk

Second Trimester

Class 6 - Unknown Risk

Third Trimester

Class 6 - Unknown Risk

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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