DUPIXENT is a prescription medication and the first biologic approved to treat people 12 years of age and older with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. (eczema) that is not well controlled with prescription therapies used on the skin (topical), or who cannot use topical therapies. DUPIXENT can be used with or without topical corticosteroids. It is not known if DUPIXENT is safe and effective in children with atopic dermatitis under 12 years of age.Get the facts
Do not use DUPIXENT if you are allergic to dupilumab or to any of the ingredients in DUPIXENT.
Before using DUPIXENT, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. If you are taking asthma medicines, do not change or stop your asthma medicine without talking to your healthcare provider.
DUPIXENT can cause serious side effects, including:
Allergic reactions (hypersensitivity), including a severe reaction known as anaphylaxis. Stop using DUPIXENT and go to the nearest hospital emergency room if you get any of the following symptoms:
The most common side effects of DUPIXENT include:
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all of the possible side effects of DUPIXENT. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
DUPIXENT is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneous injection) at different injection sites. Do not try to inject DUPIXENT until you have been shown the right way by your healthcare provider.
The recommended dose of DUPIXENT is specified in the table below.
|Initial Dose||Subsequent Doses
(every other week)
|Teens less than 60 kg (132 lbs)||400 mg (two 200 mg injections)||200 mg|
Teens 60 kg or more (133 lbs)
|600 mg (two 300 mg injections)||300 mg|
Watch this video to learn how to administer DUPIXENT.Download Instructions
DUPIXENT can be injected into the thigh, stomach (except for the 2 inches around the belly button) or outer area of the upper arm (if caregiver injects). A different site should be chosen each time DUPIXENT is injected.
For more information about DUPIXENT support and services, you can enroll in DUPIXENT MyWay®, a program that can provide:
Sign up or call a support coordinator at 1‑844‑DUPIXENT (1‑844‑387‑4936) to learn more.Learn How the Process Works
Certain retail pharmacies or specialty pharmacies can fill your prescription. These pharmacies can:
Notify your pharmacy. In fact, when you take medications that require refills regularly over time, it’s always good to periodically check that your pharmacy has your most up-to-date insurance information on file. This can help you avoid potential delays in getting your prescription.
Contact 1‑844‑DUPIXENT (1‑844‑387‑4936) to speak to a DUPIXENT MyWay® Nurse Educator if you have additional questions.
Through the Patient Assistance Program, eligible patients who are uninsured or whose insurance does not cover DUPIXENT could receive DUPIXENT free of charge.
Those who may qualify must be at least 18 years of age or older, a resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and demonstrate a financial need with a total annual adjusted gross income of $100,000 or less.
The DUPIXENT MyWay team will research each patient’s situation and determine eligibility. For more information, call 1-844-DUPIXENT (1‑844‑387‑4936), option 1.