Living with uncontrolledmoderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis) can be challenging – and it can also come with a lot of questions. See below for answers to frequently asked questions.
To help you understand eczema and how DUPIXENT may help treat it, we’veprovided answers to the most common questions. As always, be sure to ask your doctor any additional questions you may have.
Dupixent is the first biologic medication approved by the FDA for adults with moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis) who are not well controlled with prescription therapies used on the skin (topical), or who cannot use topical therapies. It is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneous injection) at 300 mg once every other week at different injection sites after an initial loading dose of two injections (600 mg). DUPIXENT is not a steroid and can be taken with or without topical corticosteroids. It is not known if DUPIXENT is safe and effective in children.
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 you are using or plan to use, including vitamins or herbal supplements. If you have asthma and 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:
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 may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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.
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.
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