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There were no reports of overdose in the lipodystrophy clinical trial program of MYALEPT. In the event of an overdose, patients should be monitored and appropriate supportive treatment be initiated as dictated by the patient's clinical status.
MYALEPT is contraindicated in patients with general obesity not associated with congenital leptin deficiency. MYALEPT has not been shown to be effective in treating general obesity, and the development of anti-metreleptin antibodies with neutralizing activity has been reported in obese patients treated with MYALEPT [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
MYALEPT is contraindicated in patients with prior severe hypersensitivity reactions to metreleptin or to any of the product components. Known hypersensitivity reactions have included urticaria and generalized rash [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/17/2014
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