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Soliris

Eculizumab
Eculizumab is used in adults to treat myasthenia gravis or neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. Eculizumab is also used to prevent the breakdown of red blood cells in adults with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Eculizumab is used in adults and children weighing at least 11 pounds (5 kilograms) to treat a blood disease called atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome. Eculizumab is available only under a special program. You must be registered in the program and understand the risks and benefits of this medicine. Eculizumab may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Eculizumab
DRUG TYPE
Blood Modifying
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You may get infections more easily, even serious or fatal infections. Call your doctor right away if you have a headache and fever with nausea or vomiting, skin rash, body aches, flu symptoms, confusion, sensitivity to light, or stiffness in your neck or back.

Read the Patient Safety Card about meningococcal infection and learn what symptoms to watch for. Keep the card with you at all times while using eculizumab and for at least 3 months after your last dose.

You must be vaccinated against meningococcal infection at least 2 weeks before treatment with eculizumab.

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Soliris Vial 300Mg/30Ml

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