Medicine Overview of Lucentis Injection
Conjunctival hemorrhage, Eye pain, Eye inflammation, Eye floaters, Increased intraocular pressure.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection is a monoclonal antibody, used to treat several eye diseases causing vision impairment. It works by stopping abnormal blood vessel growth and leakage in the eye(s) that occur due to excess human vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A), thereby preventing from vision loss.
In Depth Information on Lucentis Injection
- Patients should not drive or use machines immediately after receiving ranibizumab intravitreal injection which may influence the driving ability or ability to operate machines.
- Consult your ophthalmologist immediately if the eye becomes red, sensitive to light, painful or develops a change in vision.
- Before taking ranibizumab, inform you doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breast-feeding.
Lucentis Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lucentis 0.5mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lucentis 0.5mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Lucentis 0.5mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
User Submitted Feedback For Lucentis 0.5mg Injection
Patients taking Lucentis 0.5mg Injection What were the side-effects while using Lucentis 0.5mg Injection?
Increased intraocular pressure
How much was the improvement? What are you using Lucentis Injection for?
Diabetic macular edema (accumulation of fluid in eye of diabetic patients)
Wet form of age-related macular degeneration
Macular oedema due to retinal vein occlusion
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Frequently asked questions about Lucentis Injection
Yes, Lucentis is approved by the FDA
Lucentis injection belongs to a class of medications called vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonists. Lucentis is used for the treatment of conditions that affect vision such as exudative (wet) neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), macular edema (swelling) following retinal vein occlusion and macular edema (swelling) due to diabetes. Lucentis binds extracellular VEGF thereby stopping abnormal blood vessel growth and leakage in the eye(s) which may lead to vision loss in people with wet AMD.
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