Mepolizumab – NUCALA

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Drug Name: Mepolizumab

Brand Name: NUCALA®

Medicine Use: Long-term control

Type of Medicine: Biologics

Form: Injection

Prescribing Info: NUCALA (mepolizumab) injection prescribing information insertDownload PDF

Notes: NUCALA is a maintenance treatment for severe eosinophilic asthma. NUCALA is also approved for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis, eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and hypereosinophilic syndrome.

Possible Side Effects:
Allergic (hypersensitivity) reactions, including anaphylaxis
Herpes zoster infections
Injection site reactions (pain, redness, swelling, itching, or a burning feeling at the injection site)
Back pain
Tiredness (fatigue)