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Lucentis 0.5mg Injection

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Composition for Lucentis 0.5mg Injection

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Primary uses of Lucentis 0.5mg Injection

Eye diseases caused by diabetes, macular degeneration and macular edema
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Medicine Overview of Lucentis Injection

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Uses of Lucentis Injection

Lucentis 0.5mg Injection is used for eye diseases caused by diabetes, macular degeneration and macular edema.
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Lucentis Injection side effects

Common

Conjunctival hemorrhage, Eye pain, Eye inflammation, Eye floaters, Increased intraocular pressure.

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How to use Lucentis Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer. Lucentis 0.5mg Injection may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lucentis Injection works

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

Expert advice for Lucentis Injection

  • You have been prescribed Lucentis 0.5mg Injection for the treatment of eye diseases caused by diabetes, macular degeneration and macular swelling.
  • Inform your doctor if your eyes become red, sensitive to light or painful.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop sudden vision changes or slurred speech.
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Lucentis Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Lucentis Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
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.
Driving
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.
Kidney
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.
Liver
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.

What if you miss a dose of Lucentis Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Lucentis 0.5mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Lucentis Injection

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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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