What is Enspryng used for?

This medication is used to treat a certain nervous system disorder that affects the eye (optic) nerve and spinal cord (neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder-NMOSD). Satralizumab belongs to a class of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies. It is not a cure for NMOSD but is thought to help by blocking interleukin-6, a substance made by the body. This effect may help to reduce the risk of attacks and delay or slow disability.




Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
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Enspryng Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Medication Guide and Instructions for Use provided by your pharmacist before you start using satralizumab and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Before starting treatment with this medication, your doctor will test you for hepatitis B and tuberculosis (TB). If needed, treatment for hepatitis B, tuberculosis, or other infections should be done before receiving this medication.

This medication is given by injection under the skin of the abdomen or thigh as directed by your doctor. The first 3 doses are usually given 2 weeks apart. Later (maintenance) doses are usually given every 4 weeks.

If you are using this medication at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional and the product package.

Remove this medication from the refrigerator and leave it at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before use. Do not warm up this medication any other way such as by heating in the microwave or placing in hot water. Do not shake this medication. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid.

Before injecting each dose, clean the injection site with rubbing alcohol. Change the injection site each time to lessen injury under the skin. Do not inject into moles, scars, or skin that is tender, bruised, red, hard, or damaged. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.

The dosage and treatment schedule are based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, mark the days you need to inject the medication on a calendar.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Enspryng Dosage and Form Information

120 Mg/Ml