Syfovre 15 Mg/0.1 Ml Intravitreal Solution Ophthalmic – Macular Degeneration Agents

Syfovre 15 Mg/0.1 Ml Intravitreal Solution Ophthalmic - Macular Degeneration Agents
Syfovre is an intravitreal solution used to treat macular degeneration. It is administered directly into the eye to prevent further vision loss.
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Side Effects

Eye irritation or discomfort may occur. If either of these effects lasts or gets worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that this medication has been prescribed because your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: floaters (blurry shapes that seem to float in front of your eyes), swelling in the eye(s).

This medication may rarely increase your risk for developing certain serious eye conditions (endophthalmitis or retinal detachment). Get medical help right away if you notice any of these symptoms in the affected eye(s): pain, redness, sensitivity to light, vision changes (such as blurred vision, loss of vision).

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US – Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.

In Canada – Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

How to use Syfovre 15 Mg/0.1 Ml Intravitreal Solution Ophthalmic – Macular Degeneration Agents

This medication is prepared and given by injection into the affected eye(s) by a health care professional. The affected eye is numbed before each injection. After the injection, you will remain in the doctor's office for a while, and your eye(s) and vision will be monitored.

This medication is given as directed by your doctor, usually once every 25 to 60 days. The treatment schedule is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, mark the days on a calendar when you need to receive this medication.

Tell your doctor if your condition gets worse.

Precautions

Before using pegcetacoplan, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: current eye infection/swelling.

This drug may cause temporary blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs clear vision until you can do it safely.

Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).

During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits and ask your doctor which reliable forms of birth control to use during treatment and for 40 days after the last dose. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away.

It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Consult your pharmacist or physician.

Overdose

If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

Medical tests (such as eye exams) should be done while you are using this medication. Keep all medical appointments. Consult your doctor for more details.

It is important to get each dose of this medication as scheduled. If you miss a dose, ask your doctor or pharmacist right away for a new dosing schedule.

Not applicable. This medication is given in a hospital or doctor's office and will not be stored at home.

Interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

    Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not medical advice. It does not replace professional medical consultation, diagnosis, or treatment. Do not self-medicate based on the information presented on this site. Always consult with a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional before making any decisions about your health.

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