DUPIXENT is an injectable medicine called a biologic that is FDA-approved for the treatment of moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis) in adults who are 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.
After an initial dose of two injections (600 mg), DUPIXENT is taken as one injection (300 mg) every other week at different injection sites.
- Use DUPIXENT exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider
- DUPIXENT comes as a single-dose pre-filled syringe with needle shield.
- DUPIXENT is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneous injection).
- If your healthcare provider decides that you or a caregiver can give the injections of DUPIXENT, you or your caregiver should receive training on the right way to prepare and inject DUPIXENT. Do not try to inject DUPIXENT until you have been shown the right way by your healthcare provider
- If you miss a dose of DUPIXENT, give the injection within 7 days from the missed dose, then continue with the original schedule. If the missed dose is not given within 7 days, wait until the next scheduled dose to give your DUPIXENT injection.
- If you inject more DUPIXENT than prescribed, talk to your healthcare provider right away.
- Your healthcare provider may prescribe other topical medicines to use with DUPIXENT. Use the other prescribed topical medicines exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to.
- Before injection, remove DUPIXENT pre-filled syringe from the refrigerator, lay the DUPIXENT syringe on a flat surface and let it naturally warm to room temperature for at least 45 minutes.
- DUPIXENT is colorless to pale yellow. Inspect DUPIXENT visually and do not use the DUPIXENT syringe if the liquid is discolored or cloudy, or if it contains visible flakes or particles.
- Do not use the DUPIXENT syringe if it has been dropped on a hard surface
Watch the video below and read Instructions for Use for additional
details on administration.