1 ML in 1 vial
Substitutes for Lucentis
No substitutes found for this medicine
Medicine Overview of Lucentis Injection
Uses of Lucentis Injection
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection is used in the treatment of wet form of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema and macular oedema due to retinal vein occlusion.
Side effects of Lucentis Injection
Conjunctival hemorrhage, Eye pain, Eye inflammation, Eye floaters, Increased intraocular pressure.
How to use Lucentis Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
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
- 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.
Special precautions for Lucentis 0.5mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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 safe to use during lactation. H+more
uman studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Patients may experience temporary visual disturbances and they should avoid driving or operating machinery....
Patients may experience temporary visual disturbances and they should avoid driving or operating machinery.
Lucentis 0.5mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kid+more
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Lucentis 0.5mg Injection is recommended....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Ranibizumab, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Lucentis 0.5mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Ranibizumab
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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