ADUCANUMAB (Aduhelm) Nursing Considerations

Join NURSING.com to watch the full lesson now.

Included In This Lesson

Outline

What is the Generic Name

ADUCANUMAB

What is the Trade Name for ADUCANUMAB

Aduhelm

What is the Indication for ADUCANUMAB

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE ADUHELM is indicated for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Treatment with ADUHELM should be initiated in patients with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia stage of disease, the population in which treatment was initiated in clinical trials. There are no safety or effectiveness data on initiating treatment at earlier or later stages of the disease than were studied. This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on reduction in amyloid beta plaques observed in patients treated with ADUHELM [see Clinical Studies ( 14 )] . Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification of clinical benefit in confirmatory trial(s). ADUHELM is an amyloid beta-directed antibody indicated for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Treatment with ADUHELM should be initiated in patients with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia stage of disease, the population in which treatment was initiated in clinical trials. There are no safety or effectiveness data on initiating treatment at earlier or later stages of the disease than were studied. This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on reduction in amyloid beta plaques observed in patients treated with ADUHELM. Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification of clinical benefit in confirmatory trial(s). ( 1 )

 

 

View Our Nursing Pharmacology Course

 

References: https://open.fda.gov/

 

Other Pharm Resources
Join NURSING.com to watch the full lesson now.
[NextGen]
[NextGen]