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Updated on 24 Apr 2024

Learn more about ranibizumab

What dosages is ranibizumab available in?

What dosages is ranibizumab available in?

ranibizumab is available as 100 mg/mL solution in a single-dose vial.

What is ranibizumab used for?

What is ranibizumab used for?

ranibizumab is a VEGF inhibitor and is used to treat wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

How does ranibizumab work?

How does ranibizumab work?

ranibizumab is a vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor. VEGF is a protein your body normally makes. But people with wet AMD have high levels of VEGF. Too much VEGF can lead to abnormal blood vessel growth in your eye. These blood vessels can leak into the eye which can lead to vision loss. SUSVIMO works by blocking VEGF directly in your eye so that it slows down abnormal blood vessel growth. This can help protect and possibly improve your vision.

How do I take ranibizumab?

How do I take ranibizumab?

The SUSVIMO implant is placed into your eye during a procedure performed by a healthcare provider. The typical dose is 2 mg continuously released in your eye by the implant with a refill about every 6 months.

Is it safe for me to take ranibizumab?

Is it safe for me to take ranibizumab?

ranibizumab is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have any of the following.

  • Ocular or periocular infections
  • Active intraocular inflammation
  • Hypersensitivity
ranibizumab Common Side Effects

ranibizumab Common Side Effects

Common side effects of ranibizumab:

  • Eye bleeding
  • Red eye
  • Swelling of the colored part of your eye
  • Eye pain
  • Eye floaters
  • Eye bleb
  • Feeling of something being in your eye
  • Headache
ranibizumab Serious Side Effects

ranibizumab Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with ranibizumab. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Eye infection (endophthalmitis): eye pain, sensitivity to light, loss of vision, eye redness
  • Separation of the retina from the back of the eye (retinal detachment): flashing lights, feeling like something is covering your vision, changes in your vision, or vision loss
  • Breakdown of the layer that lines your eye (conjunctival erosion): eye discharge, feeling like something is in your eye, watery eyes
  • Opening of the layer that lines your eye (conjunctival retraction): eye discharge, feeling like something is in your eye, watery eyes
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ranibizumab

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ranibizumab

  • There are no major drug interactions listed for ranibizumab. However, always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking
Who makes ranibizumab?

Who makes ranibizumab?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is ranibizumab safe in pregnancy?

Is ranibizumab safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if SUSVIMO will harm your unborn baby. You should use birth control during your treatment with SUSVIMO and for 12 months after your last dose of SUSVIMO

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What to do if you missed your ranibizumab dose

The FDA's medical product safety reporting program for health professionals, patients and consumers.

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