Ajovy

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What is Ajovy?

Common Brand(s): Ajovy

This medication is used to help prevent migraine. This medication may work by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain. Fremanezumab-vfrm belongs to a class of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies. Preventing frequent migraine attacks can help improve your ability to concentrate and do your usual tasks.

Uses

  • migraine prevention

Usage Instructions

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use provided by your pharmacist before you start using fremanezumab-vfrm and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Before use, take this medication out of the refrigerator. Remove the syringe from the package and let it warm up to room temperature for at least 30 minutes. Do not heat this medication any other way, such as by heating in the microwave or placing in hot water. Do not leave in direct sunlight. Do not shake this medication. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid.

Before injecting each dose, clean the injection site with rubbing alcohol. Change the injection site each time to lessen injury under the skin. Do not inject into areas of skin that are tender, bruised, red, tattooed, or hard. Avoid injecting into skin areas with scars or stretch marks.

Inject this medication under the skin of the thigh, abdomen, or upper arm as directed by your doctor, usually once every month, or once every 3 months. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, mark the days on the calendar when you need to use the medication.

Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.

Tell your doctor if your migraines happen more often or get worse.

Storage

Store in the original package in the refrigerator. Do not freeze. After removing from the refrigerator, this medication can be stored at room temperature for up to 24 hours. Do not put the medication back in the refrigerator after it has reached room temperature. Do not leave the syringe in direct sunlight. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.