September 4, 2015

Entyvio

ENTYVIO
(vedolizumab) for Injection, for Intravenous Use

DRUG DESCRIPTION

ENTYVIO (vedolizumab), an integrin receptor antagonist, is a humanized IgG1 monoclonal antibody produced in Chinese hamster ovary cells that binds to the human α4β7 integrin. ENTYVIO has an approximate molecular weight of 147 kilodaltons.

ENTYVIO is supplied as a sterile, white to off-white, preservative-free, lyophilized cake for intravenous infusion. After reconstitution with 4.8 mL Sterile Water for Injection, USP, the resulting pH is approximately 6.3.

Each single-use vial contains 300 mg vedolizumab, 23 mg L-histidine, 21.4 mg L-histidine monohydrochloride, 131.7 mg L-arginine hydrochloride, 500 mg sucrose and 3 mg polysorbate 80.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/30/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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