ALEMTUZUMAB (LEMTRADA) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ALEMTUZUMAB

What is the Trade Name for ALEMTUZUMAB

LEMTRADA

What is the Indication for ALEMTUZUMAB

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE LEMTRADA is indicated for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include relapsing-remitting disease and active secondary progressive disease, in adults. Because of its safety profile, the use of LEMTRADA should generally be reserved for patients who have had an inadequate response to two or more drugs indicated for the treatment of MS [see Warnings and Precautions (5) ] . LEMTRADA is a CD52-directed cytolytic monoclonal antibody indicated for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include relapsing-remitting disease and active secondary progressive disease, in adults. Because of its safety profile, the use of LEMTRADA should generally be reserved for patients who have had an inadequate response to two or more drugs indicated for the treatment of MS [see Warnings and Precautions (5) ] . ( 1 ) Limitations of Use : LEMTRADA is not recommended for use in patients with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) because of its safety profile [see Warnings and Precautions (5) ] . ( 1 ) Limitations of Use LEMTRADA is not recommended for use in patients with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) because of its safety profile [see Warnings and Precautions (5) ].

 

 

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