"June 29, 2011 (San Diego) -- Lucentis, a drug used to treat people with vision problems from age-related macular degeneration, may help to restore vision among people with eye complications caused by diabetes, two studies suggest.
Lucentis Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
- What are the possible side effects of ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
- How is ranibizumab used (Lucentis)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Lucentis)?
- What happens if I overdose (Lucentis)?
- What should I avoid while receiving ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
- What other drugs will affect ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Lucentis)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment to receive your ranibizumab injection.
What happens if I overdose (Lucentis)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine. Symptoms of a ranizumab overdose may include eye pain or vision changes.
What should I avoid while receiving ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while receiving ranibizumab unless your doctor has told you otherwise.
What other drugs will affect ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
There may be other drugs that can affect ranibizumab. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has information about ranibizumab written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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