"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 healthcare provider before receiving ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
- How is ranibizumab given (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)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid while receiving ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
This medication may cause blurred vision. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be able to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect ranibizumab (Lucentis)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with ranibizumab. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about ranibizumab ophthalmic.
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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