Vyepti vs. Ajovy

Reviewed on 8/20/2020

Are Vyepti and Ajovy the Same Thing?

Vyepti (eptinezumab-jjmr) and Ajovy (erenumab-aooe) are calcitonin gene-related peptide antagonists used to prevent migraine in adults.

Side effects of Vyepti that are different from Ajovy include runny or stuffy nose and hypersensitivity reactions (itching, flushing).

Side effects of Ajovy Ajovy that are different from Vyepti include injection site reactions (pain or redness), constipation, and muscle spasms or cramps.

Both Vyepti and may interact with other drugs.

What Are Possible Side Effects of Vyepti?

Side effects of Vyepti include:

  • runny or stuffy nose and
  • hypersensitivity reactions (itching, flushing)

What Are Possible Side Effects of Ajovy?

Common side effects of Ajovy include:

  • injection site reactions (pain, swelling, and redness)

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What Is Vyepti?

Vyepti (eptinezumab-jjmr) is a calcitonin gene-related peptide antagonist indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.

What Is Ajovy?

Ajovy (fremanezumab-vfrm) is a calcitonin gene-related peptide antagonist indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.

What Drugs Interact With Vyepti?

Vyepti may interact with other medicines.

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

What Drugs Interact With Ajovy?

Ajovy may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

How Should Vyepti be Taken?

The recommended dosage of Vyepti is 100 mg as an intravenous infusion over approximately 30 minutes every 3 months. Some patients may benefit from a dosage of 300 mg.

How Should Ajovy be Taken?

Two subcutaneous dosing options of Ajovy are available to administer the recommended dosage: 225 mg monthly, or 675 mg every 3 months (quarterly). The 675 mg quarterly dosage is administered as three consecutive injections of 225 mg each.

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References
Lundbeck Seattle BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. Vyepti Product Information.

https://www.vyeptihcp.com/

Teva. Ajovy Product Informtion

https://www.ajovyhcp.com/

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